Eastern Michigan University's men’s golf team traveled to Phoenix, Arizona for the Grand Canyon University Invitational March 14 to 15.
On day one, all teams played 36 holes. Beginning at 7:45 a.m. MST on day two, the remaining 18 holes were played.
EMU posted the 12th-lowest 54 hole score in program history during the event. The score accumulated by EMU is the lowest by EMU‘s men’s golf team since the Loyola Intercollegiate, Feb. 22-24, 2020 where they recorded an 850 according to EMU Athletics.
Ty Celone recorded his 24th career top-25 finish with a 71 to finish the event with a 212 (72-69-71) which is his lowest 54 hole event of the season.
MJ Smith finished with a score of 213 (71-69-73) and finished in 27th place. Blaise Vanitvelt tied for 72nd with a 220 (76-72-72). Teammates Cougar Collins and Cam Kellett both tied for 80th after recording personal scores of 221.
With a finish of 861 (295-279-287) the Eagles placed 10th overall at the Grand Canyon University Invitational and Grand Canyon University won the event with an 834 (279-269-286).
You can catch the Eagles back in action March 27 to 29 as they travel to participate in the Craft Farms Intercollegiate in Gulf Shores, Alabama. After that, the Eagles will participate in the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Indiana April 9 to 10.