Last Sunday, April 22, they won the Carroll University Invitational at the Broadlands Golf Club in North Prairie, Wis. The Invitational hosted eight teams with the Red Men coming in first place with a team score of 299. Carroll University came in second with a team score of 306. Third place was taken by St. Norbert College with 309.
Carthage’s “B” team was awarded fourth with 315. Carroll’s “B” team took fifth at 335 followed by Lawrence University (348), Ripon College (350) and finally Beloit College in eighth with a team score of 370.
Tuesday, April 24, the Red Men won the Carthage Spring Invitational held at the Kenosha Country Club with a team score of 303. Benedictine University was close behind with a score of 307 followed by Carroll University (310), Wheaton College (315), Elmhurst College (326), Milwaukee School of Engineering (340) and North Park University bringing up the rear with a final team score of 363.
This past Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, the first two rounds of the CCIW Men’s Golf Championship was held at the Oakwood Country Club in Coal Valley, Ill. During the first round the Red Men’s team score was 305 leading the championship. However, they were closely followed by last year’s victor, Millikin University, with a score of 306.
Illinois Wesleyan came out on top at the end of the second round on Saturday with a team score of 600. Carthage took second place with a score of 605. Millikin received third with a team score of 608 followed by Wheaton (619), North Park (639), North Central (642), Augustana (655) and Elmhurst taking eighth with 658.
After the first round of the Spring Invitational, which Carthage won with a team score of 305, the Current asked the Red Men’s Head Golf Coach, Dave Roehl, what he thought about the recent wins and the team’s overall progress this year.
“There is a rich golf history here at Carthage; there have been a lot of All-Americans in a lot of very good golf teams,” Roehl replied. “We have a very good golf team this team needs to be a little tougher and they could win the entire national tournament. They are very talented and are such a very, very nice group of young men; I’m very privileged to be their coach.”
The final two rounds of the CCIW Men’s Golf Championship will be held this Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, by Carthage at the Meadowbrook Country Club located in Racine, Wis.