Males’s Golf Set to Tee Off 2022-23 Season at Badger Invitational

September 10, 2022

MADISON, Wisc. – The Ole Miss males’s golf group will start its 2022 fall season in Madison, Wisconsin with the group collaborating within the Badger Invitational hosted by Wisconsin. The Rebels hope to proceed their robust play after their historic final season ended on the NCAA Championships.
 
In 2019 when the Rebels final made their manner as much as the Badger State, they discovered success with a third-place end that was led by Jackson Suber, who shot a closing spherical of 65 (-7) and earned a top-five end. Sarut Vongchaisit additionally contributed with a top-10 end.
 
TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
Sunday, Sept. 11 – 18 holes (Rebels tee off at 9:15 a.m. CT)
Monday, Sept. 12 – 18 holes
Tuesday, Sept. 13 – 18 holes
 
THE LINEUP
Sarut Vongchaisit (Sr.)

  • Appeared in all 11 of the Rebels’ 2021-22 tournaments final season
  • Completed the 2021-22 season with a 72.10 stroke common
  • Recorded a top-10 end in 2019 on the Badger Invitational with a 4-under rating
  • Making his thirty sixth profession begin for the Rebels
  • Obtained second-best profession end at 2022 Cabo Collegiate Invitational at T12

 
Hugo Townsend (Gr.)

  • Making his profession debut as an Ole Miss Insurgent
  • Switch from Boise State
  • Two-time Mountain West Golfer of the 12 months in 2021 and 2022
  • Named on 2022 Preseason Fred Haskins Award Watch Listing
  • Earned Co-Medalist Honors at 122nd U.S. Open in stroke play

 
Cameron Tankersley (Fr.)

 
Patton Samuels (Fr.)

  • Making his profession debut as an Ole Miss Insurgent
  • Ranked because the No. 2 recruit popping out of the state of Tennessee for the category of 2022
  • Earned a rating of No. 57 general within the Rolex American Junior Golf Affiliation Rankings
  • Gained two TSSAA Division II-A highschool state championships whereas enjoying with Clarksville Academy in Tennessee
  • Runner-up on the 2021 Gator Invitational in Jackson, Mississippi with a six-under par efficiency

 
Tom Fischer (Fr.)

  • Making his profession debut as an Ole Miss Insurgent
  • Ranked because the No. 2 recruit popping out of the state of Alabama for the category of 2022
  • Named because the No. 115 general recruit of 2022 by the Rolex American Junior Golf Affiliation Rankings
  • Two-time Alabama state champion with Mountain Brook Excessive Faculty
  • Runner-up on the 2021 AJGA Canebrake Junior Match in Athens, Alabama

 
Kye Meeks (So.) (Particular person)

  • Competed in all 11 tournaments for the Rebels throughout the 2021-22 season
  • Logged a 72.68 stroke common for Ole Miss in his freshman marketing campaign
  • Named to the 2022 SEC All-Freshman group, turning into the primary Insurgent freshman named to the group since Jackson Suber in 2018
  • Recorded his career-best end (T12) on the Mossy Oak Collegiate Invitational
  • Collected his lowest 18-hole rating of 68 at Cabo Collegiate Invitational

 
THE FIELD
Augusta
Campbell
Cincinnati
Illinois State
Marquette
Maryland
Nebraska
Northern Illinois
Ole Miss
Purdue
South Carolina
South Dakota State
South Florida

Texas A&M
UAB
Western California
Western Kentucky
Wisconsin
 
THE COURSE
Ranked No. 2 within the nation among the many finest collegiate golf programs by Golf Cross, the scenic ‘U Ridge’ is a par-72, 7,259-yard course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and options rolling hills and valleys overlooking town.
 
THOUGHTS FROM COACH MALLOY
“We’re extraordinarily excited to get our season began. We now have lots of new faces within the lineup this week together with three freshmen, so that’s at all times good to see. This might be an incredible problem for us as we’re getting on totally different grass in a unique local weather than we’re used to right here. I do know that the fellows might be able to go Sunday.”
 
HUGO WITH HIGH RANKS
Grad switch, Hugo Townsend, enters the Rebels’ lineup with excessive regard. Townsend was just lately named to the 2022 Preseason Haskins Award Watch Listing. Townsend is considered one of 25 males’s golfers from across the nation to earn the honors, with 9 of them attending an SEC college. In August, Townsend completed within the Spherical of 16 in match play and earned co-medalist honors in stroke play on the 122nd U.S. Open. Townsend completed stroke play at 3-under to earn his co-medalist award tied with three different golfers, marking the very best whole of medalists in U.S. Newbie historical past.
 
FRESHMEN DOMINATE LINEUP
The signing class of 2022 is making a reputation for themselves as all three freshmen are debuting on the season-opening match for the 2022-23 marketing campaign. All three freshmen have been ranked as prime recruits from their respective states.
 
MALLOY HOPING TO KEEP THE MOMENTUM
Getting into his ninth season as head coach, Chris Malloy hopes to lean on a promising roster to observe up a deep postseason run in 2021-22. Coming off of final season the place the Rebels completed at 14th on the 2022 NCAA Championships in Scottsdale, marking this system’s second-highest group end on the NCAA Championships.
 
NEXT ON THE TEE
Following this week’s stint in Madison, the Rebels will flip round and journey to Birmingham, Alabama to start play within the SEC Match Play Championship (Sep. 25-27).
 
FOLLOW THE REBELS
For updates all through the match, observe the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissMGolf. Extra updates and data on the group may be discovered on Instagram at OleMissMGolf, on Fb at Ole Miss Males’s Golf and on OleMissSports.com.
 

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