Butler men’s golf finishes 13th in Hoosier Collegiate Invitational

Logan Sabins hits a bunker shot during a tournament in the fall of 2019. Photo courtesy of Butler Golf on Twitter.

ANDREW MILD | STAFF REPORTER | amild@butler.edu

During Labor Day weekend the Butler Men’s Golf team traveled to Bloomington to play in the Hoosier Collegiate Invitational.

The tournament was hosted by Indiana University, played at the PFAU Golf Course, and hosted 15 different colleges for a two-day tournament.

After two days of golf the Bulldogs finished in 13th place, shooting for 948 ,+96, over 54 holes they played on.

The Bulldogs two-best performers for the tournament were Daniel Tanaka and Weston Guili — both playing in their first collegiate tournament. Both shot for a total of 236 ,+23, they tied for 60th-overall in the tournament.

Senior Stephen Kocerha was just one stroke behind his teammates with a score of 237 ,+24. Graduate student Nick Williams tied for 76th in the tournament as he had a total of 247,+34.

The team championship was split between the Cincinnati Bearcats and the Illinois Fighting Illini, both were just six over par totaling for 858 a piece. The individual winner belonged to Indiana Sophomore Drew Salyers, as he finished shooting a score of 208,-5.

This tournament marked the beginning of the Colby Hoffman era, who was announced as the new Head Coach of Butler Men’s Golf in June of 2021.

Butler Golf continues their 2021 campaign on Sept. 17-18 when they travel to Muncie to partake in the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational hosted by Ball State.

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