Play begins at 9 a.m. on Monday at The Glen Club in Glenview
April 14, 2013
CHICAGO – The DePaul men’s golf team closes out the regular season at Northwestern’s Kemper Sports Intercollegiate Spring Invitational, April 15-16, at The Glen Club in Glenview, Ill.
The 14-team tournament features every NCAA DI program from Chicago and many more from around the Midwest. The field is comprised of Northwestern, Loyola, Chicago State, Bradley, Northern Illinois, Illinois State, Western Illinois, Marquette, IUPUI, Dayton, Ohio, Ohio State and St. John's.
The event will be held at The Glen Club which is a 7,149 yard, par-72 course. Teams will play 36 holes over two days. Monday’s two-round action begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Tuesday's final round will get underway with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. off both the front and back sides. Live scoring will be available at Golfstat.com.
DePaul is coming off a 10th place finish at FAU’s Spring Break Championship. Adrian Halimi paced the Blue Demons with a ninth place finish and shot a season-best 216 during the three-round tournament. On the season, Halimi is averaging 78.29 in 21 rounds of action. Russell Budd leads the team with his 75.50 stroke average in 24 rounds.
Following the Spring Invitational, the Blue Demons travel to the BIG EAST Championship, April 28-30 at the Reunion Golf Club in Reunion, Fla.
Notes: Russell Budd leads DePaul with a 75.50 stroke average and has paced the Blue Demons in five tournaments this season… Budd’s top finish was 11th place at the John Dallio Memorial (Oct. 6-7)… Budd has carded rounds six rounds under 72… season-best 69 in the final round of the John Dallio Memorial… has five top 40 finishes this season… Adrian Halimi carded a three-round best of 216 at the Spring Break Championship (Fountains Country Club) Mar. 29-31… finished the Spring Break Championship in ninth place… the freshman carded a hole-in-one at the Ram Masters Invitational on Sept. 18… Moritz Ackerhans recorded a hole-in-one at the Windon Memorial on Sept. 24… Betty Kaufmann is in her 15th season at the helm of the Blue Demon golf program… the Blue Demons have been crowned the Golf Coaches Association of America Academic National Champions the last three seasons… Budd is a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.