WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame men’s golf team competed in the opening two rounds of the Boilermaker Invitational on Saturday. The Fighting Irish were in sixth place at even-par (288) after the first round, then duplicated said round with another 288 even-par outing in the afternoon. The Irish are now tied with Wisconsin in seventh place, with just two strokes separating them from the top five.
Senior Miguel Delgado continued his hot streak of play this spring by ending the day three-under par to tie for 12th place. Delgado sits just six strokes back from the leader Jordan Hahn of Wisconsin.
Starting on hole six, Miguel Delgado went on to record bogeys on nine and 11 before settling in for the round. The senior responded by tallying birdies on holes 12, 15, 16 and four, to card a 70 (-2) and move into eighth place.
Davis Lamb also rebounded well after recording a bogey on his first hole, the par-four 11th. Lamb notched birdies on the 15th, 18th and later on 10th, carding a 71 (-1), good for 16th place.
Taichi Kho followed next with a 73 (+1), while John Felitto rounded out the team scores with a 74 (+2). Felitto was the lone Irish player to card an under-par front nine with a 35 (-1).
Delgado and Lamb led the Irish efforts in round two, each finishing with a 71 (-1). Delgado notched eight pars and a birdie on the front nine, then went bogey, birdie, bogey, birdie on holes 12-15.
Meanwhile, Lamb fired off a 33, three-under par front nine, with bogeys on 16 and 18 spoiling his hot round. The one-under par outing moved Lamb into 18th place overall.
Kho bounced back after three bogeys on the front half with four birdies on the back to card a 72 (E). Felitto notched the last team score with a 74 (+2).
The Irish will play the third and final round on Sunday, April 14. Due to impending inclement weather, the tournament plans on a 9 a.m. shotgun start.