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Johnny Spellerberg
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Men's Golf Ties For Fourth in Season Opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Creighton men’s golf team finished tied for fourth place with Chicago State and Lewis University at the Green Bay Invitational on Tuesday. The seven-team event was played on the Par-72, 5,914 yard Starboard course at Green Bay Country Club.

Creighton finished with a team score of 618 (304-314), battling significantly tougher conditions on Tuesday.

Green Bay won team honors finishing at 585 (292-293). Loyola-Chicago (284-305 = 589) and St. Ambrose University (302-311 = 613) finished in second and third respectively. 

Individual honors went to Green Bay’s Tom Boockmeier, who shot a 141 (71-70), Just missing the top spot by two shot was Loyola-Chicago’s Nick Dennis. In a tie for third was Green Bay 's Joe Duchateau (76-69 = 145) and Loyola-Chicago’s Alex Cusumano (70-75 = 145).  

There were three finishers in the top 20 for the Bluejays. Johnny Spellerberg was the leader in the CU clubhouse. He finished 10th overall with a 150 (73, 77). Tommy Anderson finished tied for 14th  with a 153 (73, 80). Kade Brown was the third best Creighton golfer on the day. His 154 (76, 78) placed him a tie for 19th.

Daniel McKernan (30th, 82, 79 = 161) and Richard Schneider (T-34th, 83, 82 = 165) also competed in the invite.

The Jays hit the links again on Sept. 23-24 at the Jackrabbit Fall Invite in Sioux Falls, S.D.

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