Colorado State's Oelkfe Wins Bob Writz Invitational

 

DENVER, Colo. - Colorado State Rams' freshman golfer Max Oelfke took home medalist honors, playing as an individual competitor at the Bob Writz Invitational hosted by the Colorado School of Mines at Bear Creek Golf Club. Oelfke was one of three Rams competing as individuals at the event which included 55 competitors in two rounds of competition on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Oelfke, the only competitor to finish under par for the tournament, won the event by two strokes ahead of Mines' Nick Berry. Oelfke, a native of Hannover, Germany, shot a 3-under 69 in Saturday's opening round, and carded a 2-over 74 in Round 2 but was able to hold on for the victory with a two-round total of 143 (-1).

 

Logan Iverson, a sophomore from Kalispell, Mont., finished 11 strokes behind Oelfke's pace in a tie for 10th place. Iverson shot a two-round score of 154 (+10) with back-to-back scores of 77.

 

Rams' freshman Trey Kidd, from Honolulu, Hawai‘i, shot 157 (+13) after opening with an 80 in Round 1, and a 77 in the final round of play Sunday.

 

The Rams will be back in competition as a team Thursday-Saturday in Stanford, Calif., at The Goodwin hosted by Stanford University.