KSU golf opens season in San Antonio

By The Mercury

After a three-month break, the Kansas State men’s golf team will opened the spring season on Monday with the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational at the Oak Hills Country Club in San Antonio, Texas.

The tournament will continue through Tuesday.

K-State’s scoring lineup included Daniel Wood, Alex Carney, Kyle Weldon, David Klaudt and Seth Smith.

Wood played in all five events during the fall season, carding a 73.46 stroke average, while earning three top-20 finishes. Wood’s best result of the fall came in the Jim Colbert Intercollegiate where he finished in fifth place at 9-over 225.

Carney finished the fall by tying for 25th in the Pacific Invitational following a pair of top-five finishes in the Colbert Intercollegiate and Firestone Invitational. Competing in the Wildcat scoring lineup four times in the fall, Carney turned in a stroke average of 72.60.

Weldon tallied two top-20 finishes in the fall during his five events. His best was at the Colbert Intercollegiate where he recorded a 12-over 228 to finish eighth.

Klaudt was a member of his team’s lineup four times during the fall with his best finish also coming in the Colbert Intercollegiate. In the event, Klaudt fired an 18-over 234 to tie for 17th. Smith, a true-freshman, competed in two events during the fall season and carded a 78.00 stroke average and one top-20 finish.

In addition to K-State, the event field was set to include Baylor, East Carolina, Houston Baptist, Louisiana, Louisiana Tech, North Texas, Oklahoma, Sam Houston State, Southeastern Louisiana, UTEP, Texas State, Tulsa, UTSA and Wichita State.

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