Men’s golf: Jordan Hahn takes home Boilermaker Invitational title, adding another feat to illustrious UW career

first_imgThe golf world was buzzing this weekend as Tiger Woods prevailed at The Masters for his 15th major championship, but Badger fans were brought a master of their own as senior Jordan Hahn took home an individual title at the Boilermaker Invitational Sunday.Sunday’s final round was canceled due to rain, leaving Hahn at the top of the leaderboard through 36 holes. Hahn finished at an impressive 9-under par through two rounds, winning by a comfortable two strokes at Purdue’s Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Indiana.Men’s golf: Strong finishes from Jordan Hahn, Griffin Barela bring optimism entering final month of seasonComing off their first team title since 2015 at the Pinetree Intercollegiate, the University of Wisconsin men’s golf team has Read…Hahn was joined by teammates Griffin Barela, Pete Kuhl, Sam Anderson, Cameron Frazier and Brett Robinson who all competed individually. The team played to a combined score of even par, placing them at tied for seventh place out of 15 schools.Kampen Course is by no means a walk in the park. Designed by famous golf architect Pete Dye, the course provides a strong challenge and has hosted countless Big Ten and NCAA championships.The challenge certainly did not scare Hahn. He adds a fourth top-10 finish in his final season and eleventh as a Badger to his remarkable career. His victory marks the third individual title in his four-year career and the first solo win for the Badgers since 2006.Men’s Golf: Badgers look forward to spring season with high ambitionsAfter a 10th place finish in last year’s Big Ten championships lead by a top 10 individual performance from then Read…“I know this win means a lot to Jordan,” Head Coach Michael Burcin said. “Kampen Golf Course is one of the toughest tests in the country and he beat a bunch of really great players. Winning on great courses is always impressive, and he continues to build his resume as one of the greatest to ever play at Wisconsin. Watching his progression has been so much fun.”The Badgers look to finish the season strong with a trip to Philadelphia at the end of April to compete for the Big Ten team title. Hahn will look to add a Big Ten title of his own — one that has eluded him for the past four years — to an already extraordinary Badger career.last_img read more

Nigerian Hopefuls Crash out of Lagos Open

first_imgFemi SolajaNigeria’s campaign at the ongoing Lagos Open tennis championship Future 3 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis court came to an end last night following the elimination of Joseph Imeh, Emmanuel Idoko, Blessing Samuel and Quadre Barakat Oyinlomo in their respective matches.In less than 15 minutes, Nigerian Joseph Imeh retired in his match against number 7 seed Garanganga, Takanyi from Zimbabwe and the match ended 3-0 while on Court 1, top seed in men’s singles Tunisia’s Mansouri Skander beat Nigerian Idoko 7-5, 6-4 in the game that lasted 1h 15min. Blessing Samuel was humbled by Samir Sandra of India in 6-0,6-0 game to complete the losing streak of Nigerian players in the annual tournament.In other results, Number 4 seed Pichler David from Austria beat American Bushamuka William in straight set of 6-1,6-0 on Court 7 in a match that lasted 51min just asGoveas Aryan, Number 8 seed defeated Cheruiyot Kevin from Kenya 6 -3, 6-2 in 1h 11mins on Court 5.The first leg of the tournament will end tomorrow while the semifinal matches would be decided this morning along with the doubles events.Heineken, the International premium lager beer is the main sponsor of the event this year.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more