East Lansing, Mich. – Michigan State’s men’s golf team wraps up its spring break trip, playing in the Johnnie-O at Sea Island this week.
The 13-team tournament, which includes eight teams ranked among the top-75 in the country by Golfstat, will begin on Monday with 36 holes of continuous play.
THE JOHNNIE-O AT SEA ISLAND
Dates: Monday, March 13 – Tuesday, March 14
Course: Sea Island Golf Club – St. Simons Island, Ga.
Par/Yardage: 70 / 7,005 yards
Format: Stroke play, 54 holes / Play five, count four
Live Stats: Golfstat
Schedule – Monday – 36 holes of continuous play beginning with an 8:15 a.m. shotgun start
Tuesday – 18 holes with tee times beginning at 8 a.m.
No. 1 – August Meekhof
No. 2 – Drew Hackett
No. 3 – Ashton McCulloch
No. 4 – Troy Taylor II
No. 5 – Brad Smithson
THE FIELD (Golfstat ranking)
Cincinnati (30), Iowa (85), Kansas (63), Kansas State (25), Memphis (75), Michigan State (50), Minnesota (70), UNCG (43), Notre Dame (42), Ohio State (37), Penn State (89), Rutgers (86), Toledo (95).
Live scoring for the event is available through Golfstat.
LAST TIME OUT
Michigan State junior men’s golfer August Meekhof fired an 11-under par 205 over three rounds and finished in first place, helping to lead the Spartans to a third-place finish among 12 teams at the Colleton River Collegiate, played on the Jack Nicklaus Course in Bluffton, S.C. on March 6-7.
The Spartans shot a 3-under par 285 in the final round and finished in third place with a 54-hole score of 26-under par 838 (275-278-285).
Georgia Southern won the event at 34-under par 830 (281-268-281), two shots better than second place Kansas State at 32-under par 832 (269-275-288). The Spartans were in third place eight shots off the lead.
Rutgers finished in fourth place at 25-under par 839 (277-283-278) and Penn State rounded out the top five teams at 24-under par 840 (275-279-286).
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