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GOLF: Ravens show promise at OUA invitationals

Written by Carleton Sports Information

Photo by Marc Lafleur

The Ravens golf team recently travelled to the Tri-Cities area to compete in three OUA Golf League events. 

GoRavens.ca recaps the weekend’s events.

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Waterloo Women’s Invitational:
Saturday, September 30 – October 1, 2017

Carleton’s women golfers competed in their third tournament of the year at Cambridge Golf Club, hosted by the University of Waterloo, in Cambridge, ON.

First-year Raven Chloe Wilson (Carleton Place, ON) had a solid two days on the course, firing an 85 on Day 1 before coming back with a 90 on Day 2 to finish T-18th. Sophomore Renee McCutcheon (Newmarket, ON) also took to the course, finishing with a two-round tally of 228 (113/115).

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Waterloo-Laurier Men’s Invitational:
Saturday, September 30 – October 1, 2017

The Ravens men’s golf team competed in a two-day event co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfred Laurier University.

The first round, held at Rebel Creek Golf Club in Petersburg, ON, saw veteran Chris Hennigar (London, ON) finish with a team-best score of 77 (T-37th), followed closely by team newcomer Ben Kargus (Pakenham, ON), who shot a 78 (T-46th). The Ravens men team had an aggregate of 391, placing them 11th in the 13-team lineup.

On Sunday, the action moved to Grey Silo Golf Club in Waterloo for round two. Following on his strong opening day performance, Hennigar closed out with a 74 (T-20th), while rookie Ben Kargus had an impressive outing at Grey Silo as well, finishing tied with Hennigar at 74. Carleton climbed one place in the final of the two-day tournament,  ending with a team aggregate of 621 for a 10th place result.

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Guelph Men’s and Women’s Invitational:
Monday, October 2, 2017

On Monday, October 2, the Ravens men and women played their last round of the trip at Cutten Fields, hosted by the University of Guelph, in Guelph, ON.

In the men’s draw, Carleton placed 8th out of 11 teams, finishing with a aggregate score of 320. The top performances went to Matt Kartusch (Newcastle, ON) (77; T-15th) and Chris Hennigar (78; T-17th).

On the women’s side, Chloe Wilson finished with a score of 89, which placed her 7th in the field.