Men’s Golf Heads To MVC Championship On Monday

first_imgPrairie Dunes Country Club is the host site for the 2016 MVC Men’s Golf Championship. The course was designed by Perry Maxwell and opened in 1937. In the vision of the Carey family and Perry Maxwell, Prairie Dunes has become a renowned course and has played home to several major events including: U.S Women’s Amateur, Curtis Cup Match, U.S. Mid- Amateur, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open and also hosted the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship. Prairie Dunes was honored in 2005 by Golf Digest as being named one of America’s greatest Golf Courses. Print Friendly Version In last year’s MVC Championship, Ison and Lavery brought home top-18 flag honors as Ison finished tied for eighth, while Lavery placed tied for 13th. Huser will look to finish is collegiate career on a high note after finishing in 45th place in last year’s conference tournament. The Bulldogs were last on the links on April 12 at the ORU Shootout where they finished in 11th place. Sophomore Drew Ison shot even par (72) on the final day of the ORU Shootout, finishing tied for 42nd with a score of 231 (78-81-72). Freshman Tommi Avant, who led the team through the first 36 holes, carded an 80 for a total score of 233 (76-77-80), while senior Blake Huser totaled a 234 (80-78-76). Freshman Jack Kennedy and sophomore Matt Lavery rounded out the team’s effort with a score of 238 (74-83-81) and 243 (82-83-78), respectively. Teams will play 36 holes on Monday and conclude with 18 holes on Tuesday. DES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University men’s golf team closes out the 2015-16 season at the Missouri Valley Conference Championship on Monday (April 25) through Tuesday (April 26) at the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan.last_img