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)