Senior Zach Goodchild leads Men's Golf to fourth place finish at Bluffton Fall Classic

Senior Zach Goodchild leads Men's Golf to fourth place finish at Bluffton Fall Classic

By Caleb Scott

ADA — Senior Zach Goodchild (Pickerington/North) finished first of 44 golfers to claim top honors at the Bluffton Fall Classic and lead the Ohio Northern men's golf team to a fourth place finish on Saturday afternoon at the Bluffton Golf Course.

The Polar Bears finished fourth of five teams and move to 1-3 on the year.

Goodchild finished the day with an even par 72 and claimed the top honor shooting 75-72—147.

Junior Joshua Turich (Centerville) carded an 11-over par 83 to finish 79-83—162 and tied for 17th overall.

Sophomore Ryan Tatman (West Chester/Lakota East) fired an 87 and finished inside the top-25, taking 24th place overall.

Northern returns to action Tuesday as they travel to Columbus to compete in the Ohio Dominican Fall Invitational at the Jefferson Country Club.

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

1. Zach Goodchild (ONU) 75-72—147, 2. Sebastian Sundell (UNOH) 76-73—149, t3. Mason Jones (Bluffton) 79-73—152, t3. Andres Tamayo (UNOH) 77-75—152, 5. Jared Birr (EC) 81-74—155

Ohio Northern Individual Results

1. Zach Goodchild 75-72—147, 17. Joshua Turich 79-83—162, 24. Ryan Tatman 77-87—164, t27. Nick Anderson 80-87—167, 30. David Gorman 79-89—168, t31. Brant Morton 81-88—169

Ohio Northern "B" Individual Results

t27. Shane Meek 85-82—167, t.27 Ethan Smith 85-82—167, 34. Joe Slusher 80-95—175, 35. Jared Foster 92-87—179, 37. Aaron Sharp 94-89—183, 40. Tanner Rader 98-96—194