Trojans Tied For 9th At Olympia Fields
Sept. 18, 2009
Led by freshman Martin Trainer, the USC men's golf team finished tied for ninth after the first round of the season-opening 2009 Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational on Friday (Sept. 18) at the Olympia Fields (Ill.) C.C.
Northwestern leads the event at 6-over 286. USC is among three schools tied for ninth at 15-over 295.
Trainer's round featured an eagle on the par 5 first hole. Starting on the 10th tee with the rest of the team, he was 4-over on the front 9 but thanks to the eagle and a pair of birdies was 1-under on the back 9.
Smith had four birdies mixed into his round while Vogel had three and Giles had a pair.
Action continues Saturday and Sunday.