Cardinal Place Eighth At the Gopher Invitational

Sept. 18, 2005

Wayzata, Minn. - The Stanford men's golf team shot a final round of 303 to finish the Gopher Invitational with a 43-over par 907 and eighth place showing. The University of Minnesota (883) won the inaugural event at Spring Hill Golf Club in Wayzata, Minn. They captured the team title by a tiebreaker over the Washington Huskies. Rounding out the top five were Purdue (890), Georgia State (890) and Notre Dame (893).

Only one golfer finished the tournament with an under par score.

Cardinal sophomore Rob Grube led the squad tying for 10th individually after shooting the low-round of the day (68) to bring his three-round total to three over 219. Teammate Zack Miller tied for 22nd with an eight over 224 (73-74-77) while Stanford's Kyle Gentry tied for 38th at 16 over 232 (71-76-85). Freshman Daniel Lim tied for 46th (83-78-76--237) and Dodge Kemmer tied for 60th at 27 over 243.

Gopher Niall Turner edged our teammate Josh Persons, Mark Haastrup of Georgia State and Alex Prugh of Washington by a shot to take top individual honors with a one-under par 215 for the weekend.

Complete results can be found at

The Cardinal are back in action next month at The MacKenzie, October 10-11, at the Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif.

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