Men's Golf at the Bill Detrick Invitational
Saturday-Sunday, September 7-8 | 11 a.m.
Indian Hill Country Club | Newington, Conn.
• The Babson men's golf team kicks off the 2019-20 season at the 36-hole Bill Detrick Invitational hosted by nationally-ranked Trinity at Indian Hill CC on Saturday and Sunday.
• The event is being held at the par-72, 6,513-yard Indian Hill CC for the fourth consecutive season.
2018 BILL DETRICK INVITATIONAL RECAP
• Senior Chris Bornhorst carded rounds of 71-72 to shot 1-under par as both he and the Beavers came in second in last year's tournament on September 8-9.
• Despite putting together rounds of 300-296, Babson finished well behind the host Bantams, who shot 5-under par as a team in the final round to post a 24-shot victory on their home course.
• Sophomore Nicholas Gianelos fired rounds of 76-73 to place 10th at 5-over par, while junior Lane Bohman grabbed a share of 14th position with a 7-over total of 151 for the Green and White, which recorded its best finish at the event since winning in 2010.
SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson returns its top four players and eight golfers overall from last year's squad that won four tournaments and finished with a 299.00 scoring average.
• Gianelos (74.26) and Bornhorst (74.43) both earned GCAA all-region honors, Bohman posted a 75.79 stroke average and eight top-20 finishes, and sophomore Burt Gesner recorded a 76.67 scoring average and was one of three players on the team to earn All-CAC honors.
• The Beavers, who won four of their nine tournaments last season, narrowly missed qualifying for the NCAA Championship after finishing second to York (Pa.) by one shot at the CAC Tournament in April.
• Bornhorst owns a 74.33 career average over six rounds at Indian Hill CC, and tied for fifth place in 2016 at 4-over par in addition to last year's runner-up finish.
BATTLE FOR SUPREMACY
• Babson, which is receiving votes in the GCAA/Bushnell preseason Division III poll after being ranked for much of last season, will battled the top teams in New England over the first three weekends of the fall.
• No. 17 Trinity has won its home event in each of the last three seasons, while Middlebury and Williams will both host tournament sin September that include many of the top teams in the region.
STILL GOT IT
• Beavers' head coach Jeff Page, who enters his seventh season in charge of the program, tied for 12th place at the Massachusetts Senior Amateur earlier this week with rounds of 73-77 at Cohasset CC.
NUMBER TO KNOW
• Over the last three seasons, the winning score at the Bill Detrick Invitational has been 586.67.