BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – The Concordia Clippers men's golf team traveled to participate in the two-day Tim Brown Invitational hosted by Skidmore College at the Ballston Spa Country Club over the weekend. Concordia would place 4th out of 14 programs as three individuals finished in the top-10.
The Clippers shot a 612 (+44) overall as they carded a 319 (+35) during the first round and a 293 (+9) during the second round at the par-72 course. Babson College captured the team title with a 598 (+30) as St. Thomas Aquinas was 2nd with a 599 (+31) and Rensselaer Polytechnic finished 3rd with a 611 (+43).
Freshman Minwoo Park (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) led Concordia for the second-straight tournament as he finished with a 79 (+8) and a 70 (-1) for a 149 (+7) to place 6th out of 81 participants. Park's 70 in the second round would be the lowest score for the Clippers in any round during the tournament.
Senior Chartpetch Bangpetch (Chonburi, Thailand) carded a 79 (+8) in the first round and followed with a 72 (+1) to place 9th with a 151 (+9). Junior Evan Hong (Houston, Texas) participated as an individual and earned a T-10th place finish with a 152 (+10) as he shot a 78 (+7) and a 74 (+3). Freshman Santiago Luna (Bogota, Colombia) would also play as an individual as he shot a 79 (+8) in the opening round, and then followed with a 75 (+4) to earn a 154 (+12) and finish T-16th.
Senior Mark Kilpatrick (Cheshire, England, United Kingdom) would improve 10 strokes after an 83 (+12) in the first round as his second round of 83 (+2) allowed him to improve 27 positions to finish with a 156 (+14) and place T-22nd. Junior Kanoon Bunthanawong (Chonburi, Thailand) placed T-29th after his 78 (+7) and 80 (+9) would give him a 158 (+16). Sophomore Tyler Lanza (New Milford, Conn.) rounded out the scores for the Clippers as he would place T-48th with an 84 (+13) and a 78 (+7) to finish with a 162 (+20).
Concordia will conclude their regular season schedule on Wednesday as they will travel to The ACE Club in Lafayette Hill, Pa. for a tri-match hosted by Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) foe Jefferson University.