INDEPENDENCE, Minn. (9/12/21) – Arkansas State men’s golf began the 2021-22 season Sunday at the Gopher Invitational and are 10th among 14 teams after 36 holes at Windsong Farm Golf Club.
A-State, featuring three newcomers among the five-player lineup, carded a 2-over par 286 in the first round and followed with a 9-over par 293 to finish the first two rounds with a total of 579 (+11). Kansas leads the field at 11-under par with Michigan State (-7) and Notre Dame (-5) rounding out the top three. The Red Wolves are one stroke behind Miami (Ohio) and Marquette for eighth (+10) and nine strokes shy of West Virginia (+2) for fifth. Ten of the 14 teams in the field, including A-State, were ranked inside the top-100 of the final Golfstat rankings last season, led by Notre Dame at No. 31.
Individually, junior Luka Naglic is tied for 11th with back-to-back 1-under par rounds of 70. Naglic enters the final round three strokes behind the individual leaders. True-freshman Felix Krammer is second among the Red Wolves after posting a first round 73 (+2) and second round even-par 71 to rank tied for 31st overall. Senior transfer Chris Rahm had the low round of the day for A-State with a 2-under par 69 on the first 18 holes. After a second round 78, Rahm enters Monday in a tie for 43rd. Junior Jack Madden (T60th) and sophomore transfer Lucas Cena (T63rd) round out the Red Wolves in the field.
The third and final round is scheduled to tee off at 7:15 a.m. Live scoring is available on Golfstat.com. For the latest on A-State men’s golf, follow the team on Twitter (@AStateMGolf), Facebook (/AStateGolf) and Instagram (astatemensgolf).
36 Hole Results
10 Arkansas State 286-293=579 (+11)
T11 Luka Naglic 70-70=140 (-2)
T31 Felix Krammer 73-71=144 (+2)
T43 Chris Rahmn 69-78=147 (+5)
T60 Jack Madden 74-77=151 (+9)
T63 Lucas Cena 77-75=152 (+10)
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