COLUMBUS – The course at Columbus Nation Membership was tough to tame in the course of the invite that Columbus’ prep boys golf group performed host to Saturday.
“The tough was lengthy, so it was robust when you obtained off observe,” Playing cards’ head coach Bruce Zahn mentioned. “(And) the greens have been onerous and tough to carry, so it put a premium on glorious brief recreation play.”
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The perfect of the perfect – the highest three finishers – all have been four-over-par or worse.
So seen by way of that lens, it makes what the Playing cards’ Jeromy Toutant did all that extra spectacular.
Toutant had a ho-hum 11-over 47 on the entrance 9 however was unfazed by the imposing course and rebounded with a four-over 40 on the again 9 – the perfect 9-gap rating of his profession.
“Jeromy has been enjoying fairly effectively these days, particularly in invitations,” Zahn mentioned.
The 15-over 87 for Toutant matched the Playing cards’ Adam Zahn and Austin Leitha for greatest on the group Saturday and the trio mixed with Bryce Miller (who had a 24-over 96) to complete with a 357 and take third place behind champion Fort Atkinson (340) and runner-up Lakeside Lutheran (342).
“Our guys performed pretty effectively for a lot of the day,” Zahn mentioned. “Adam and Austin had a couple of dangerous holes out of the 18, which isn’t dangerous however (these) blow-ups … despatched their scores up a bit.”
All in all, it was a productive day for the Playing cards, who subsequent will hit the hyperlinks Wednesday at The Oaks in Cottage Grove for the Capitol Convention match.
“I believed we did numerous good issues on the market right this moment, positively making progress,” Zahn mentioned. “These are nice studying alternatives for us.
“We have a look at the ultimate scoresheet and understand if we'd have achieved just some issues higher, we might have been proper in the thick of issues. That’s the following step. We now have to maintain getting higher.
“It is a nice group of younger golfers. With extra expertise and maturity, we will be fairly aggressive.”