Men's golf ties for 14th place at Duke Nelson Invitational

Jeremy Benjamin '19 (Michael P. Doherty photo)
Jeremy Benjamin '19 (Michael P. Doherty photo)

Hamilton College tied for 14th place out of 22 teams at the 34th Duke Nelson Men's Golf Invitational, which was held at Middlebury College's Ralph Myhre Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday.

Jeremy Benjamin '19 led the Continentals and tied for 42nd place out of 113 golfers with a 36-hole total of 151. Benjamin's 74 on Saturday was the best round by any Hamilton player all weekend.

Joe Tigani '18 and Andrew Watson '19 tied for 55th place at 154. Tigani carded a pair of 77s as all six of his rounds this fall have been under 80. Watson opened the weekend with a 78 and fired a 76 on Sunday. Bobby Osborn '20 recorded a 78 on both days and finished the tournament at 156.

The Continentals ended up with a four-man team score of 307 for the first round. Hamilton's team score slipped slightly to 308 for the final round and the Continentals ended up with a tournament total of 615. Babson College captured the team title at 572, Western New England University was runner-up at 573 and Trinity rounded out the top three at 577.

Hamilton competes in the Williams Fall Invitational at Taconic Golf Club in Williamstown, Mass., on Sept. 23 and 24.