Males’s Golf Opens 2022 Fall Marketing campaign on Lengthy Island

September 9, 2022

The Navy males’s golf staff is about to open its 2022 fall seasons this weekend when it travels to Farmingdale, N.Y. to compete in The Doc Gimmler. Hosted by St. John’s, the two-day, 54-hole occasion is slated to start on Saturday on the Crimson Course (par-70, 7,092 yards) at Bethpage State Park. The match will get underway at 7:30 am on each Saturday and Sunday.

The Subject

• Navy is amongst a 15-team subject that features the host, St. John’s, together with Colgate, Columbia, Connecticut, George Mason, Hartford, Hofstra, Iona, Lafayette, Lehigh, LIU, Niagara, Towson and Villanova.

• Columbia received final yr’s staff title with a 5-over par 845, edging out Harvard and UConn who had been only a stroke again. Navy, in the meantime, positioned sixth with a 16-over par 856, simply 5 strokes out of the highest 5.

• Villanova’s Peter Weaver claimed particular person medalist honors with a 4-under par 206, edging out Navy’s Chad Deegan, a 2022 graduate, who completed 3-under.

The Course

• Bethpage State Park options 5 18-hole regulation golf programs, together with the world-renowned Black Course which was the positioning of the United State Open in 2002 and ’09, The Barclays in 2012 and ’16 and can play host to the Ryder Cup in 2024, the PGA Championship in 2019 and The Barclays in 2021 and 2027.

• The Crimson Course on the Bethpage State Park opened in 1933 in Farmingdale, N.Y. and has served as the house of the Lengthy Island Open Championship qualifier’s spherical since 2012.

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Observe The Motion

• Followers can comply with the Mids all through the weekend through Golfstat.com

Navy’s Lineup

(Golfer / Yr / Hometown / 2021-22 avg.)

1. Keegan Shreves (Sr / Potomac, Md. / 74.96)

2. Braxton Tracy (Sr / Huntersville, N.C. / 78.43)

3. Ben Valdez (So / Stevenson Ranch, Calif. / 76.29)

4. Owen Huntington (So / Camas, Wash. / —)

5. Noah Nuez (So / Laveen, Ariz. / 81.17)

Particular person – Chip Deegan (Fr / Newport Seashore, Calif. / —)

Extra on the Mids

• Navy returns golfers who produced two of its top-three stroke averages from a yr in the past with two-time All-Patriot League standout Keegan Shreves main the way in which. Shreves, the Mids’ staff captain, recorded a 74.96 stroke common a yr in the past and turned in a trio of top-20 performances.

• Though he’s anticipated to overlook this weekend’s opener, sophomore Andrew Wilkinson appeared in six tournaments final season the place he yielded a 75.24 stroke common, the third lowest on the staff. It was eventually yr’s Doc Gimmler the place he shot his lowest spherical of the yr with a 1-under par 69 within the last spherical.

• Each Braxton Tracy and Ben Valdez competed in 5 tourneys for the Mids in 2021-22. Valdez tallied a 76.29 stroke common in his rookie marketing campaign, whereas Tracy recorded a 78.43 mark that included his first-career look within the Patriot League Championship

Noah Nuez performed in two tournaments in his rookie season, whereas making his collegiate debut within the annual Military-Navy Star Match. Nuez owned an 81.17 stroke common in his first season.

Owen Huntington and Chip Deegan will each make their collegiate debut this weekend. Huntington will likely be a part of the 5 scoring members of the Navy staff, whereas Deegan will take part as a person.

• In the meantime, gone from final yr’s staff are All-Patriot League gamers Chad Deegan and Nicholas Klock. Deegan paced the staff along with his 73.76 stroke common and was Navy’s prime finisher in 4 tournaments. Klock, in the meantime, appeared in eight tournaments and tallied a 75.25 stroke common. He took particular person medalist honors on the Georgetown Intercollegiate the place he shot a 13-under par 200 and featured a 9-under par 62, the second-lowest spherical in program historical past. Moreover, Klock sank a four-foot putt for par on the primary playoff gap to steer the Mids to a sudden demise victory over Military within the annual Star Match.

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What’s Forward

Navy will likely be off till the week of Sept. 26 when it competes on the three-day, 54-hole Folds of Honor Collegiate on the American Dunes Golf Membership in Grand Haven, Mich.

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