Men's Golf leads after first round of season-opening Bluffton Fall Classic

Men's Golf leads after first round of season-opening Bluffton Fall Classic

By Tim Glon

LIMA — The Ohio Northern men's golf team is in first place among five teams after the first round of the season-opening Bluffton Fall Classic on Friday.

The Polar Bears carded a 310 at the par-72 Hidden Creek Golf Course.

Senior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) led the 44-man field with a 3-over par 75 and sophomore Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) is in a 6-way tie for fourth with a 76.

Northwestern Ohio is in second with a 312, Ohio Christian is third with a 315 and Earlham (Ind.) is fourth with a 316.

The second and final round will be Saturday at 9 am at Bluffton Golf Course.

Team Standings

1. Ohio Northern 310 2. Northwestern Ohio 312, 3. Ohio Christian 315, 4. Earlham (Ind.) 316, 5. Northwestern Ohio "B" 323, 6. Ohio Northern "B" 342, 7. Bluffton 349, 8. Ohio Christian "B" 386.

Top 5 Individuals

Zach Goodchild (ONU) 75, t2. Nate Mynatt (EC) 76, t2. Sebastian Sundell (UNOH) 77, t4. Ryan Tatman (ONU) 77, t4. Graham Sherrard (EC) 77, t4. D.J. Graham (OCU) 77, t4. Cole Thomas (UNOH) 77, t4. Andres Tamayo (UNOH) 77, t4. Matt Truex (EC) 77.

Ohio Northern Individual Results

1. Zach Goodchild 75, t3. Ryan Tatman 77, David Gorman 79, Joshua Turich 79, Nick Anderson 80.

Ohio Northern "B" Individual Results

Joe Slusher 80, Ethan Smith 85, Shane Meek 85, Jared Foster 92, Aaron Sharp 94.