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Spartans Tied for First After One Round of the Colleton River Collegiate

March 12, 2018

BLUFFTON, S.C. - The Michigan State men’s golf team was one of four teams tied for first place after one round at the Colleton River Collegiate in Bluffton, South Carolina. The Spartans, Iowa State, Rutgers and Miami University were all 8-over-par 296 after Monday’s first round at the Colleton River Club. Monday’s second round was suspended due to darkness and will resume on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m.; the third and final will commence immediately following the conclusion of the second round.

Round 1 Results | Golfstat

Senior Charlie Green parred eight of the final 10 holes to shoot an even-par 72 in the opening round to lead the Spartans at the par 72, 7,198-yard course. His score put him in a tie for fifth place after one round.

Freshman Zach Rosendale, who is competing in the tournament as an individual, also shot an even-par 72 in the opening round.

Green and Rosendale were two of just nine players to shoot even or below par in the opening round.

Michael Sharp carded a 1-over-par 73 in the opening round. He started his day on the first hole and was 1-over par on the front nine, and then parred the final nine holes to land in 10th place.

Freshman James Piot shot a 2-over-par 74 in the opening round, good for 13th place.

Sophomore Kaleb Johnson shot a 5-over-par 77 in the opening round, while Andrew Walker was 9-over-par 81.



Austin Jenner, who is also competing individually, carded an 8-over-par 80.

The Spartans, which are currently ranked 50th in the most recent Golfstat poll, are the defending champions of the sixth-annual tournament.

Eastern Michigan (11-over-par 299) and Cincinnati (12-over-par 300) rounded out the top six teams after one round on Monday.

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