The Butler men’s golf team struggled at the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, held at the Delaware Country Club in Muncie, Ind., last weekend.
In the first and second rounds played Saturday, the Bulldogs finished 14th out of 15 teams.
Senior Ryan Wegeng shot a 77 in the first round. Junior Jordan Mack and sophomore Andrew Wegeng shot opening round scores of 79 and 80, respectively. Butler tallied a team score of 390 for the opening round.
The second round saw the Bulldogs shoot a 394, putting them in 14th place heading into the final round Sunday.
In the second round, Ryan Wegeng shot his second 77 in as many days. Sophomore Matt Vitale also finished with a 77 on day two, while Andrew Wegeng ended the day with a 79.
Butler fared better in the final round, as the Bulldogs limited their mistakes and went on to shoot 382 for the day, giving Butler a final team score of 1166.
Ryan Wegeng carded Butler’s best round of the weekend with a 74 on the final day of play. He finished at 18 over par for the tournament, tying for 31st overall.
Ball State, the host team, took first with a score of 1104.
Butler begins Horizon League tournament play Thursday in Florida.