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Kirkwood Golf Finishes Sixth at Nationals

By May 22, 2015November 20th, 2018No Comments
Carson Whittington

Kirkwood’s Carson Whittington

UPDATE 5/22/15: Scottsboro, Ala. (May 22, 2015)-The Kirkwood golf team finished in sixth place at the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II National Tournament. The Eagles were led by freshman Carson Whittington who made steady improvements to his score after each round (75, 74, 71, 70=290). Whittington finished tied for 27th overall. The complete Kirkwood scorecard is as follows:

Kirkwood (IA) CC Eagles      293, 284, 298, 296=1171 +19      6th place
Whittington, Carson             75, 74, 71, 70=290           +2         t-27th place
Buhr, Blaine                           73, 69, 76, 76=294           +6         t-38th place
Doyle, Eddie                          73, 73, 75, 74=295           +7          t-44th place
Daxon, Dylan                         76, 74, 76, 76=302           +14        t-67th place
Cutkomp, Dan                       72, 68, 78, 85=303            +15        t-71st place

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UPDATE 5/21/15: Scottsboro, Ala. (May 21,2015)-The Kirkwood golf team stayed in sixth place after the third day of competition at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. Now 11-over-par for the tournament, the Eagles look to have a strong finish and move up in the rankings on the final day. Here are the scores after day three:

Kirkwood (IA) CC Eagles     293, 284, 298=875 +11      6th place
Buhr, Blaine                          73, 69, 76=218        +2        t-32nd place
Cutkomp, Dan                      72, 68, 78=218        +2        t-32nd place
Whittington, Carson           75, 74, 71=220        +4        t-42nd place
Doyle, Eddie                          73, 73, 75=221        +5        t-49th place
Daxon, Dylan                        76, 74, 76=226        +10      t-69th place

The four-day tournament continues tomorrow with the final round. For a complete list of scores, click here.

Check back with the Kirkwood Report for more updates on the tournament.


UPDATE 5/20/15: Scottsboro, Ala. (May 20, 2015)-The Kirkwood golf team finished in sixth place (one over par) after the second day of competition in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. The Eagles shot a combined score of 284 which followed an opening round of 293 on Tuesday. The team shot up 3 positions after being tied for ninth place after one round.

Leading the Eagles is freshman Daniel Cutkomp who is four under par for the tournament after the second day of competition (72, 68 = 140). The team scorecard is as follows:

Kirkwood (IA) CC Eagles      293, 284=577 +1      6th place
Cutkomp, Dan                      72,68=140       -4       t-8th place
Buhr, Blaine                          73, 69=142      -2       t-18th place
Doyle, Eddie                          73, 73=146     +2       t-36th place
Whittington, Carson            75, 74 =149    +5       t-51st place
Daxon, Dylan                        76, 74=150     +6       t-58th place


Cedar Rapids, Iowa (May 3, 2015)-The Kirkwood men’s golf team claimed the NJCAA Region XI Men’s Golf Championship on Sunday at the Lake Panorama Golf Club.

The team, which finished three shots ahead of DMACC, was led by freshmen Daniel Cutkomp (76-74, 150) and Carson Whittington (78-73, 151).

The regional title is the 12th in program history. The Eagles will play in the national tournament May 19-22 at the Goose Pond Colony Golf Course in Scottsboro, Ala.

Check back with the Kirkwood Report for national tournament updates.