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Gophers Day One at the NCAA Championship

Posted Wednesday, May 30th, 2007 11:51 am GMT -6 in Golf

The Minnesota Gophers men’s golf team teed off this morning at the 2007 Division I Men’s Golf Championship at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg, Virginia. Opened in 1963, the Robert Trent Jones Sr. Gold Course is playing as a 6,803 yard par 70 today (tour the course).

GopherSports.com also reports that seniors Bronson La’Cassie and Niall Turner have been named to the PING All-Midwest Region team, as selected by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

The Gophers are playing well early and are more than half-way through their round. We’ll update this post later today after the round is complete.

UPDATE: The Gophers finished today with a 278 (-2) total, tied for third with Florida and Texas. Stanford is in the lead with a 275 (-5) total and Coastal Carolina is in second at 277 (-3). Here are the individual results:

  • T3, Bronson LaCassie, 67 (-3)
  • T6, Ben Pisani, 68 (-2)
  • T51, Niall Turner, 71 (+1)
  • T66, Clayton Rask, 72 (+2)
  • T89, Victor Almstrom, 73 (+3)
Originally published by DK on May 30, 2007 at 11:51 am

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