KOHLER, Wisc. – The Taylor men's golf team closed out its fall season with a strong final round at the Kohler Collegiate Classic played at Whistling Straits golf course on Tuesday.
The Trojans carded the third best team score in the 20-team field on Tuesday, tallying a 301 to climb one spot up the leaderboard to finish in sixth place.
No. 2 Texas Wesleyan claimed the team title with a two-day total of 584 (294-290) followed by No. 8 Northwestern Ohio at 594 (295-299), NCAA Division II Northern Michigan claimed third followed by No. 17 Our Lady of the Lake in fourth at 601 (295-305), and NCAA DII No. 7 Ferris State in fifth, one shot ahead of TU, at 605 (295-310).
Junior Mitch Lamping signed the low card for the Trojans on day two with a 2-over par round of 74. Lamping's two-round total of 148 (74-74) earned the Liberty Township, Ohio native a tie for sixth place. Senior Ian Rinken and junior Trey Turner added a pair of 75's in round two followed by sophomore Alec Dutkowski's 77 and junior Nick Waskom's 80.
Dutkowski finished with a two-round total of 150 (73-77) to claim a tie for 14th while Turner finished tied for 27th (78-75), Rinken tied for 35th (80-75), and Waskom finished tied for 59th (81-80).
The tournament marks the end of a successful fall season for the Trojans as TU won three tournament titles and finished with a head-to-head record of 65-8.