THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Peshtigo Golfers Off To A Strong Start
Issue Date: May 3, 2018
Peshtigo Takes Coleman
Ryder Cup Invite
Peshtigo won the Coleman Ryder Cup on Saturday, April 28, despite strong play from Coleman's top pair of Kasey Casper and Cody Van Hoff.
Peshtigo's team score was 156, seven strokes better than Coleman, but Casper and Van Hoff combined for a 70, two strokes under par. Cameron Zirbel and Peyton Deering combined for a 93 and Ryan Terp and Dylan Marquardt's partnership resulted in a 102.
For Peshtigo, Bryce Jacobson and Tyler Lund combined for a 74, with a 35 on the back nine. Trent Carriveau and Adam Baumann combined for an 82 and the pair of Ty Davis and Jordan Cavenough scored an 83.
Lund was disappointed to not finish as the top pair at the event, but said, "in the end, I am very proud of our team for coming through once again. Hopefully we can keep up the winning trend."
Jacobson shared a similar sentiment, saying, "Tyler and I wish we won it like years past. I'm just glad the team played well in the conditions we had."
Casper and Van Hoff were the event's alternate shot winners, while Jacobson and Lund won the best ball event and Davis and Carvenough won the scramble.
Crivitz was third on the day with 181 as a team. Shane Bayer and Eli Lawrence combined for an 84, Travis Giese and Abby Barley had a 97 and the pair of Riley Bemis and Jadin Christensen carded a 106.
St. Thomas Aquinas Academy was fourth with 196. Christian Hornick and tyler Stuart combined for an 83 to lead the Cavaliers. Alex Powers and Dominic Piasecki took home a 113. STAA only had four golfers, so they got a 135 for the third pairing.
Wausaukee shot a 223 as a team. Peyton Betts and Alex Wojcik shot a 103, Gerard Elfering and Cooper Rollo got a 120 and John Haynes and Pete Dyrian finished with 135.
Niagara was sixth of the six teams with 227. They had two pairs. Josh Goudreau and Cole Brown finished with a 92 and Jon Phillips and Julia Brown finished with 135.
Marinette Wins Opening Match at Blackwolf Run
The Marinette Golf Team finally saw some action, traveling to Blackwolf Run to take on Kohler and Sheboygan Christian on the Meadows course. Blackwolf Run, which is a perennial top 100 course in the U.S., was sure to challenge the Marines in their first outing of the season.
"It was a great experience for my golfers," said Marinette Head Coach Cary Waloway. "Their first time hitting balls outside the heated range at Little River and they got to play the Meadows course at Blackwolf Run.
Marinette won the match with a nine hole score of 175. Kohler was second shooting 193 followed by Sheboygan with 255.
Matt Wagner lead the Marines with a 41 which was good for second overall. Ty Kretz fired a 43, Wesley Knutson carded a 44 while Chas Ferm finished with 47.
Kohler's Jack Cassidy took medalist honors with a 40.
"It was a nice start to the year," said Waloway. "To get a win and shoot a respectable score of 175 on tough course was great."