Sept. 24, 2012
GLENCOE, Ill. – Mortiz Ackerhans recorded a hole-in-one Monday afternoon to highlight the second day for DePaul at the Windon Memorial. The sophomore used a single shot on the fifth hole for the second ace by a DePaul golfer this season.
Ackerhans carded the hole-in-one on the 193-yard par-3 fifth hole at Skokie Country Club to mark the third straight year with an ace at the Windon Memorial. He follows teammate Adrian Halimi who posted his hole-in-one at the Ram Masters Invitational last week in Fort Collins, Colo.
Russell Budd was the top finisher for DePaul in a tie for 50th while John Pavelko was in 54th place. Budd posted rounds of 75, 76 and 81 for a tournament total of 232 (+19) while Pavelko shot a 75, 74 and 84 to finish a shot behind Budd.
Ackerhans carded a 79 in his final round after opening his tournament with an 80 and 77 to finish in a group in 61st place. Moritz Hausweiler finished in a tie for 66th (239) and Halimi was tied for 73rd (242). Mark Sanchez played as an individual and finished in 81st place.
Ohio State claimed the team title by one shot over host Northwestern. The Blue Demons finished a shot behind Eastern Michigan in 13th place out of the 15 teams competing. Northwestern’s John Callahan finished on top of the leaderboard as the only player to finish under par over the three rounds.
Up next for the Blue Demons is the John Dallio Memorial at Ruffled Feathers CC on Oct. 6-7. DePaul welcomes Chicago State, Columbia, Evansville, Green Bay, IUPUI, Loyola-Chicago, Marquette, Northern Illinois, Northern Iowa, Oakland, SIU-Edwardsville, Valparaiso, Western Illinois for the two-day event which honors the memory of former DePaul golfer John Dallio.