Duke Finishes Second at 2022 Rod Myers

September 10, 2022

DURHAM – Freshman William Love helped the Duke males’s golf workforce to a second-place end and fellow classmate Ethan Evans made a robust particular person debut because the twelfth annual Rod Myers Invitational concluded Saturday on the Duke College Golf Membership. The Blue Devils shot a 1-under 287 within the last spherical and have been certainly one of simply three groups underneath par for the match, ending 3-under 862.

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • William Love made the flip at one-over after a birdie on the ninth gap and proceeded to fireside a scorching 32 on the ultimate 9 holes of competitors, due to a chip-in birdie on the par-4 13th and an eagle on the par-5 14th by draining a 30-foot bomb.
  • Love’s par on the ultimate gap of the match secured the solo second-place end for Duke, which completed one stroke away from third-place Charlotte.
  • Love, the Atlanta, Ga., native, freshman completed the match in a tie for sixth at 3-under 213.
  • Junior Ian Siebers birded the fourth, seventh and ninth to show in 2-under 34 on his strategy to a 1-under 71 on Saturday, good for an general tie for fifteenth at even-par 216.
  • Ethan Evans paced the Duke people within the earlier tee instances with a 2-under entrance 9 en path to a 1-under 71. Evans was the highest particular person for the match because the Mercer Island, Wash., product was 3-under 213 and tied for sixth.
  • Junior Jimmy Zheng performed to par by way of the primary 13 holes on Saturday earlier than making back-to-back birdies on 14 and 15. He posted a final-round 71 to completed in a tie for seventeenth at 1-over 217.
  • Additionally for Duke, sophomores Luke Pattern (+6) and Kelly Chinn (+10), completed tied for 35th and tied for 47th, respectively.
  •  Alabama gained the workforce title at 13-under par, whereas the Crimson Tide’s Canon Claycomb (-11) was the person medalist. Duke (-2), Charlotte (-1), North Florida (+2) and UNC Greensboro (+9) rounded out the highest 5 of the 14 -team subject.

 
NOTES

  • Love was 9-under mixed on the Duke Golf Membership’s par-5 holes, which marked a match low.
  • As a workforce, Duke completed 27-under on the par-5’s, additionally a match low.
  • Duke was certainly one of solely three groups (Alabama, Charlotte) to complete underneath par for the match.
  • Charlie Crockett (Missouri) and Canon Claycomb (Alabama) each shot a 65 (-7) on Saturday, which have been tied for the third- lowest rounds within the match’s historical past. Claycomb’s 65 included a 6-under 30 on Saturday’s again 9.

 
UP NEXT

  • The Blue Devils head to the Pacific northwest this week for the Husky Invitational, hosted by the College of Washington, Sept. 19-20. The match is a homecoming for Seattle-area natives Siebers and Evans.

 
QUOTES

“Actually happy to see our newcomers have stable weeks. Actually, their final two rounds, reveals a little bit of their composure and stick-to-itiveness. To place themselves in rivalry for the top-10 yesterday reveals their capacity. At the moment, for them to return proper again and put up under-par rounds, says lots about their composure and their capacity to deal with enterprise. Actually happy for his or her first collegiate occasion to have that kind of competitors and it is nice for our program to have extra depth and to know we have got guys in each class that may contribute.” – Head coach Jamie Inexperienced on Love and Evans’ debuts.

“I issued a problem to the fellows on the final six holes. I needed to see how they’d reply, they usually did so. We performed some powerful holes on the final six, particularly the final 4, and I assumed the fellows fought exhausting and hung in there when typically these previous couple of holes, particularly when the rain is coming down, could be difficult. It was a very good studying expertise. Hats off to Alabama, that they had an important week, and we have been excited to have them in our subject this 12 months and hopefully we’ll see them down the street. Excited to see our guys battle and end as excessive as they may.” – Inexperienced on the Blue Devils’ general efficiency.

“I used to be struggling early however was in a position to hit some high quality pictures and make some actually good putts to get myself again in it. Chipping in for birdie on 13 and making a 30-footer for eagle on 14 actually acquired me going. Ending in entrance of the workforce and to play the way in which I did made me actually proud to be part of such an unimaginable program.” – William Love on his last spherical.

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2nd of 14. Duke (295-280-287=862, -2)

T6. William Love (75-69-69=213, -3) 

T6. Ethan Evans* (73-69-71=213, -3)

T15. Ian Siebers (71-74-71=216, even)

T17. Jimmy Zheng (75-71-71=217, +1)

T35. Luke Pattern (74-70-78=222, +6)

T37. John Peters* (76-73-75=224, +8)

T47. Kelly Chinn (80-70-76=226, +10)

T65. Daniel Choi* (72-76-82=230, +14)

T73. Daniel Uranga* (77-77-83=237, +17)

76. Cameron Martinez-Piedra* (76-81-82=239, +19)

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