March 19, 2017
By Leigh Torbin
STATESBORO, Ga. – Davis Lamb topped the Notre Dame men’s golf team with a 54-hole score of 222 (+6) as the Irish wrapped up play on Sunday afternoon at the Schenkel Invitational in Statesboro, Georgia.
As a team, the Irish carded a 888 (+24), placing Notre Dame in 13th place amidst a loaded field. No. 2 Florida won the event with a 846 (-18), followed closely by host Georgia Southern (848) and No. 1 Vanderbilt (849).
Notre Dame Scores
The Irish competed with a regular lineup of five golfers and also had an individual entrant into the field.
T42. Davis Lamb (73-75-74=222, +6)
T53. Blake Barens (77-70-78=225, +9)
T53. Ben Albin (80-72-73=225, +9)
T53. Miguel Delgado (75-75-75=225, +9)
T59. John Felitto (72-78-77=227, +11)
T77 (IND). Hunter Ostrom (79-79-79=237, +21)
1. Florida (282-282-282=846, -18)
2. Georgia Southern (280-276-292=848, -16)
3. Vanderbilt (283-280-286=849, -15)
4. NC State (286-278-295=859, -5)
5. Kentucky (293-284-283=860, -4)
13. Notre Dame (297-292-299=888, +24)
About the Course
Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Georgia, played as a 6,962-yard par-72 course for this event. The club was established in 1947 and has hosted the Schenkel Invitational since its 1971 debut.
The Irish will head to the Pacific northwest, April 3-4, to partake in Seattle University’s Redhawk Invitational. The event will be held at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington.
Leigh Torbin, athletics communications associate director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since 2013 and coordinates all media efforts for Notre Dame’s women’s basketball and men’s golf teams. A native of Framingham, Massachusetts, Torbin graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management. He has previously worked full-time on the athletic communications staffs at Vanderbilt, Florida, Connecticut and UCF.