Razorbacks finish first day at Notre Dame

NOTRE DAME, Ind.- The Razorback men’s golf team ended in secondplace after day one of the 3rd Annual Fighting Irish Gridiron Golf Classic on Monday. Arkansas posted a 20-over par 580 (287-293) landing them only one stroke behind the Minnesota’s first place standing.

In individual play, it was a very good day for senior Razorback, Andrew Landry. Landry ended the day tied for first place with Michigan State’s Randy Hutchison and University of Virginia’s Kyle Stough firing a 70 in the first round followed closely by 71, to score a 1-over 141.

Trailing Landry by two strokes sophomore, Jamie Marshall made his season debut with a 3-over 143 (70-73) helping put Arkansas in good standing for tomorrow. David Lingmerth shot a 7-over 147, followed by Will Osborne’s 9-over 149, and Ethan Tracy’s 153.

“We had a good morning and struggled a bit in the afternoon, but we are going to go back out tomorrow, on top of our normal game. It feels good to be in a situation, even with some poor play, with still a chance to win it,” head coach Brad McMakin, said of his team’s performance.

Competing with Arkansas at the tournament are UC Davis, DePaul, Iowa, Lamar, Michigan State, Minnesota, UNC Greensboro, North Florida, Notre Dame, San Diego, San Francisco, Southeastern Louisiana, Virginia and Virginia Commonwealth.

Play resumes tomorrow at 8:20 a.m. ET at the par 70 /7,023 yard Warren Golf Course.