WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The University of Notre Dame men’s golf team will compete in one final tournament before heading to North Carolina for the ACC Championships, starting April 18. The Fighting Irish will look to garner some momentum at the 16th Annual Boilmaker Invitational, hosted by Purdue University, April 13-14, on the Kampen Course in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Notre Dame will be making its fourth ever appearance at the Boilermaker Invitational and first since 2007. Live scoring for the event can be found on golfstat.com.
The Course + Schedule
The Kampen will play as a 7,465-yard par 72. The 54-hole event begins Saturday with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. ET. The Irish will play 36 holes on Saturday, before teeing off for the final round on Sunday.
The Irish will be paired with Kent State and Wisconsin and begin on holes 6-9, except for Davis Lamb, who will begin on hole 11.
The 15-team field consists of Ball State, Cincinnati, Illinois State, Indiana, Kent State, Miami Ohio, Michigan, Northern Illinois, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Santa Clara, Southern Illinois, Wisconsin and host Purdue.
The Irish Five
Keeping their streaks alive of competing in every tournament this season, both Miguel Delgado and Davis Lamb will be a part of the Irish lineup. The duo will be joined by freshmen Andrew O’Leary and Taichi Kho, along with junior John Felitto.
Delgado boasts the lowest stroke average this year at 71.67. The senior has finished first in the Irish lineup in four of the last five tournaments, tallying three top 10 overall finishes in that span. In addition, Delgado has shot under-par for three straight tournaments.
Kho is coming off his best showing of the year with a 214 (-2) at the Augusta Invitational, marking his first career under-par tournament score. O’Leary is averaging a 72.75 and boasts 10 rounds under-par, which ranks second on the team.
Lamb has shot five rounds in the 60’s this season, has counted 18 of his 24 total rounds and is averaging a 73.04 heading into the weekend. Lastly, Felitto is coming off a 214 (-2) last weekend at Augusta and is averaging a 72.28.
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