WIU Intercollegiate set for Monday and Tuesday


Tournament to be played in Silvis, Illinois

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Up next for the University of Evansville men’s golf team is a trip to Silvis, Illinois for the WIU Intercollegiate.

Set for Monday and Tuesday, a total of 54 holes will be played with 36 on day one and the final 18 on day two at TPC at Deere Run.  A shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. opens the action each day.

Teams set to participate include Northern Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Omaha, St. Thomas, Evansville, St. Ambrose, UW-Parkside, Detroit Mercy, and host Western Illinois.

Carson Parker recorded a 3-over 75 in the final round of the Golfweek/AGT Intercollegiate to record the top finish of the tournament for the Purple Aces last week.

Parker’s effort saw him wrap up the 3-round event with a 223 at True Blue Golf Club.  He tied for 47th in the final standings.  Isaac Rohleder and Masatoyo Kato tied for the second-best UE finish in the standings.

Both Purple Aces players wrapped up play with scores of 227 to tie for 68th.  Rohleder matched his second-round total as he carded a 75 in round three.   Kato recorded a 77.  His 71 in Monday’s opening round was the lowest score of the trip to the men.