Augustana Men’s Golf Set to start the fall season

SIOUX FALLS, SD — Augustana Men’s Golf begins its fall season Tuesday at the Super Regional Fall Preview in Winona, Minnesota. The two-day tournament kicks off a fall season that features six events on the Vikings schedule.

The Vikings

Augustana second year Will Allen was selected as the Vikings pre-season golfer to watch. The Augustana men’s golf team was selected seventh in this season’s NSIC Preseason Coaches poll.

Augustana Men’s Golf competed in the 2021-22 season at the NSIC Championships, finishing seventh in the field. The Vikings totaled 925 points in the tournament. The team’s best finish came at UMary Invite in September 2021, placing first out of five teams.

Six golfers are returning from the previous season, with the addition of four golfers to the 2022-23 roster. Coralee Jorgensen was promoted to Director of Golf, and mike krisnak was named head coach of the men’s golf team in the offseason.

Allen returns after leading the Vikings last season, placing first at the UMary Invite with 71 first-round hits and 73 second-round hits. The sophomore is averaging 77.90 shots per round and had a season low of 71 shots at the UMary Invite. Allen finished in the top five and three in the top 10.

The season

Augustana is scheduled to compete in six events during the fall season. AU begins its season at the Super Regional Fall Preview on September 6-7, hosted by Winona State. The tournament will be played at The Bridges Golf Course in Winona, Minnesota.

On September 12 and 13, the Vikings will participate in the Bemidji State Invite in Bemidji, Minnesota.

The season continues with the Hardrocker Invitational in Rapid City, South Dakota on September 19-20. The tournament is hosted by the South Dakota School of Mines.

The Vikings will return to Winona, Minnesota for the Watkins Invitational Sept. 26-27. The tournament is hosted by Winona State.

On October 10 and 11, Augustana will compete in the USF Invitational at The Falls Golf Course in Larchwood, Iowa.

The fall season will conclude with the Tulsa Cup on October 24-25 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The Tulsa Cup will be hosted by Rogers State.


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