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Varsity Golf Opens with Big Week
Varsity Golf Opens with Big Week

The Varsity Golf team was set on Wednesday, August 2 after the second day of tryouts and they immediately went to work.  The Bombers enter the 2017 season as back to back defending Ohio Div. I State Champions.  The regular season officially started on Friday, August 4 with two events and continued throughout the week with multiple events throughout the state of Ohio coming away with multiple wins.

Two teams were sent out on August 4th with one team playing a 9 hole match play event at Glenview vs. Fenwick and another team played in a 12 vs 12 match vs. Lakota East.  The Bombers were victorius in both with results below.

St. Xavier 6 - Fenwick 0 - Match Play - Glenview East Course - Par 36 - sr. G. Madden - 37, sr. N. Durstock - 37, sr. D. Alf - 40, jr. D. King - 40, sr. N. Armbruster 42, jr. S. Puthoff 48

St. Xavier 616 - Lakota East 628 - Four Bridges - 12v12 (Top 8 scores) - sr. G. Mitchell 74, sr. C. Frazier-75, jr. O. Zimmerman-74, sr. M. Wilberding-75, sr. M. Prebles-76, so. J. Beckett-79, sr. H. Perry-81, T. Gilmore-82, sr. D. Hogan-85, sr. D. Lipp -90, sr. P. Getgey 92

On August 5, the Bombers headed to two tournaments at Turnberry GC in Columbus, OH for the Pickerington North Invitational and Blue Ash GC for the Sycamore Invitational.

Pickerington North Invitational - Turnberry GC - Par 72- 8th of 24 teams - 324 Total - jr. D. King - 78, sr. M. Wilberding - 81, so. J. Beckett - 81, sr. D. Lipp 83, sr. D. Hogan - 85

Sycamore Invitational - Blue Ash GC - Par 72 - 11th of 22 teams -328 total - sr. D Alf - 79, sr. N. Durstock - 82, sr. T. Gilmore - 83, sr. H. Perry - 84, sr. N. Armbruster - 91

On August 7, one of the St. Xavier Varsity teams opened their road trip north at the Jackson HS Polar Bear Invitational at Shady Hollow CC in Massilon, OH.  Another team played in the Lexington HS Invitational at Mansfield CC.

Jackson HS Polar Bear Invitational - Shady Hollow CC - Par 72 - 1st of 18 teams - 295 total- sr. G. Mitchell - 69, jr. O. Zimmerman-74, sr. C. Frazier-75, sr. G. Madden-77, sr. M. Prebles-79, sr. P. Getgey-83.

Lexington HS Invitational - Mansfield CC - Par 72 - 5th of 9 teams - 328 total- sr. D. Hogan-81, sr. D. Lipp-82, sr. T. Gilmore-82, sr. H. Perry-83, so. J. Beckett-85, sr. M. Wilberding-87

On August 8, the Bombers were led by a hole in one by senior Cameron Frazier on hole #8 from 161 yards at Red Tail CC in the St. Ignatius Invitational/Jesuit Cup where they won the tournament and retained the Jesuit Cup.  Another team also played in the Anderson Invitational at Legendary Run.

St. Ignatius Invitational/Jesuit Cup - Red Tail CC - Par 72 - 1st of 21 teams - 292 total - jr. O. Zimmerman-69, sr. C. Frazier-74, sr. G. Mitchell-74, sr. M. Prebles-75, sr. G. Madden-75

Anderson Invitational - Legendary Run GC - Par 72 - 2nd of 19 teams - 313 total- sr. N. Armbruster-74, sr. H. Perry-77, sr. D. Lipp-80, jr. S. Puthoff-82, sr. D. Alf-83, jr. D. King-86

On August 9, the Bombers finished their northern Ohio trip with another win at the Medina HS Invitational at Shale Creek CC.

Medina HS Invitational - Shale Creek CC - Par 71 - 1st of 18 teams - 290 total - sr. C. Frazier-69, sr. G. Mitchell-72, jr. O. Zimmerman-73, sr. G. Madden-76, sr. M. Prebles-82, sr. P. Getgey-83

St. Xavier continues their busy schedule with a tournament on 8/10 at New Albany Links and a tournament on 8/11 at Chapel Hill GC.  The Bombers host teams from all across the state on Saturday, August 12 at Maketewah CC in the St. Xavier Invitational starting at 2:45 pm.

See Pictures Below.

Cameron Frazier Hole in One - #8 Red Tail CC - 161 yards - St. Ignatius Invitational/Jesuit Cup

St. Ignatius Invitational Champions/Jesuit Cup Champions

Walker Jones Classic - Medina HS Invitational Champions