MU Set To Host 2015 Erin Hills Intercollegiate

Senior Patrick Sanchez finished 13th at the 2014 Erin Hills Intercollegiate.
Oct. 2, 2015

Marquette University hosts its signature home event, the Erin Hills Intercollegiate, beginning this Sunday through Tuesday (Oct. 4-6) at Erin Hills Golf Course, site of the 2017 U.S. Open.

ABOUT THE ERIN HILLS INTERCOLLEGIATE
Live Scoring | Tournament Central

SCHEDULE
Saturday, Oct. 3: Practice rounds tee off No. 1, No. 10 from 8:30-9:45 a.m.
Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 4-6: Tee times from 8:30-10:10 a.m. off tees No. 1, No. 10

Field: Colorado State, Marquette, Miami (Ohio), Mississippi, New Mexico, Northern Illinois, No. 4 Oklahoma State, SMU, St. John's, No. 13 UCLA, Wisconsin
Marquette Lineup: Nick Nelson, CJ Swift, Oliver Farrell, Garrett Loomis, Pat Sanchez
Marquette Individuals: Zach Gaugert, Trevor Thomas, Austin Kendziorski, Charlie Maleki, Henry Klongland
2014 Champion: UCLA
2014 Medalist: Bryson DeChambeau, SMU

TOURNAMENT NOTES


 

 

  • The 2015 Erin Hills Intercollegiate features two of the top-50 amateurs in the world (according to the World Amateur Golf Ranking): No. 16 Jordan Niebrugge of Oklahoma State; No. 46 Jonathan Garrick of UCLA.
  • Garrick finished tied for seventh in 2014 (2-over-par), and tied for sixth (2-under-par) in 2013.
  • Niebrugge and his Oklahoma State Cowboys will make their first appearance in the Erin Hills Intercollegiate.  Niebrugge, a native of Mequon, was the Silver Medalist as the top amateur at the 2015 Open Championship - he finished 11-under par and tied for sixth at St. Andrews playing in his first career major.
  • Oklahoma State is ranked No. 4 in the GCAA/Bushnell Golfweek Coaches' Poll, while UCLA is ranked No. 13.  Colorado State, New Mexico and SMU are receiving votes - New Mexico is 14th in the Golfweek Sagarin Ratings and CSU is 31st.
  • UCLA, SMU, St. John's, Wisconsin and Northern Illinois are appearing for the third time in the Erin Hills Intercollegiate.

MARQUETTE NOTES | 2015-16 Statistics

  • All 10 Marquette players will be in action this weekend at Erin Hills.
  • New to the starting lineup is Garrett Loomis, who makes his first collegiate appearance as part of MU's five-man lineup.  
  • Loomis shot a 224 at last weekend's Windon Memorial, fourth-best among all MU players in the event.
  • After a shaky first round at the Windon, freshman Oliver Farrell played strong the rest of the way in his collegiate debut, going 2-under-par in his final 36 holes. 
  • Farrell carded 12 birdies from the second round on, and finished the tournament with five birdies and two pars on his last seven holes.
  • Nick Nelson shot a 212 (1-under-par) at the Windon Memorial, his best 54-hole score since posting a 211 at the last season's Windon, 10 events ago.
  • Nelson fired his best round of the season, and MU's lowest round score, shooting a 68 in the opening round of the Windon.
  • Freshman Austin Kendziorski was Marquette's top player at last weekend's Badger Invitational, leading three MU individuals with a score of 226 (T-27) and finishing fourth among individuals in the event.  His final round 72 was the lowest score of his collegiate career.

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