Marquette Finishes Second at Mission Inn Spring Spectacular

March 19, 2017

Final Results

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla.
— Marquette’s final round team score of 292 (4-over-par) sealed a runner-up finish (298-296-292—886) for the Golden Eagles at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular, hosted by George Mason at El Campeon G.C.

The second place showing is Marquette’s best 54-hole event finish since winning the 2015 BIG EAST Championship.  All five of MU’s starters finished in the top 28 of the 107-man field, led by Oliver Farrell’s 4-over-par 220 (72-75-73), which tied for fifth place.  Ferdinand Müller (71-79-71) and Henry Klongland (Ind. - 73-75-73) tied for eighth with their 5-over-par 221 scores.

MU’s team score improved in each round - the Golden Eagles wrapped up 11 strokes behind medalist TCU and 13 ahead of host George Mason, which finished third.

EVENT NOTES

  • Müller was the only Marquette starter to post two sub-par rounds, with 1-under-par 71s sandwiching his event.  He had five birdies in the final round to finish with his second-lowest career 54-hole total.
  • Klongland’s 221 was his lowest score since he shot 220 in the 2014 Windon Memorial Classic - he tied his best career finish since the 2013 Windon, which was his second career event during his freshman season.
  • Klongland was the top finishing individual player in the field.
  • For the 11th time in 16 career starts, Farrell had MU’s best event finish and lowest score. His steady weekend included a field-best 47 par makes on 54 holes.
  • Marquette made a field-leading 177 pars and led the tournament with its combined 8-under-par score on par-5 holes.
  • The last time MU was a runner-up in a 54-hole event was the El Macero Classic in April of 2015.
  • The average score in the 107-player field was 78.72.

 

 

MARQUETTE TEAM SCORING - 298-296-292-886
T5 - Oliver Farrell - 72-75-73—220
T8 - Ferdinand Müller - 71-79-71—221
T13 - Matt Murlick - 78-71-75—224
T21 - Matthew Bachmann - 77-74-75—226
T28 - Charlie Maleki - 79-76-73-228

Individuals
T8 - Henry Klongland - 73-75-73—221
T34 - Austin Kendziorski - 76-76-77—229
T44 - Garrett Loomis - 72-84-76—229

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