Tigers Close Out The GolfWeek Conference Challenge In Iowa

Tigers Close Out The GolfWeek Conference Challenge In Iowa

Burlington, Iowa - Closing out play at their second tournament of the 2015-16 season, the Tigers finished in 15th place overall at the GolfWeek Conference Challenge after the final day of play on Sunday, Sept. 27. Individually, junior Geoff Fry led the Tigers with a 47th place finish as he recorded a +7 for the three-day event.

Fry continued his steady finish to the weekend as he followed up his second-day 71 with a 73 on Sunday afternoon at the par 72, 7,223 yard Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa. Burnes came up with 15 pars over the final 18-holes of play while posting one birdie and two bogeys in his final round.

Behind the junior, freshman Tyler Burnes finished just one stroke back at +8 after a third-round total of 76. Burnes posted a 76 in both the first and third rounds of play while adding an even-par 72 on Saturday in round two. 

As a team, the Tigers finished at +44 with a team score of 905. The host Hawkeyes took the tournament victory as Iowa finished at -22 for the three-day event, holding off second place North Carolina State by three strokes after posting a -3 on the final day of play.

The Tigers are next in action in Fresno, Calif. when they take part in the Nick Watney Invitational hosted by Fresno State from Oct. 5-6. Pacific took home the tournament title in 2014, dominating the field by 20 strokes in a wire-to-wire victory.