Privateer Golf set to open 22-23 campaign at Grover Page Classic on Monday

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NEW ORLEANS – The University of New Orleans golf team is scheduled to kick off its 2022-23 season at the Grover Page Classic in Jackson, Tennessee on Monday morning. At least three privateers are in line to make their UN debut for Jeff Loriorefreshed team – freshmen Canon Clark, Pepe De La Concepcion Quilez as well as transfer Sophomore Max Wojciechowski should be in the top five.

FORMAT
36 holes of golf on Monday and another 18 on Tuesday. Shotgun format. Departure times begin at 8:15 a.m.

The following schools are confirmed to participate in the event: UTM (host), UTM B (host)Austin Peay, Bellarmine, Belmont, Central Arkansas, Eastern Illinois, Eastern Kentucky, Middle Tennessee Morehead State, Murray State, Nicholls, North Alabama, SIUE, Southeastern, Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech.
There will be 100 individual golfers with multiple schools including New Orleans with individual competitors. Host UTM will also have a B team competing, while Middle Tennessee will only bring three individual golfers.

PROJECTED RANGE

  1. Canon Clark Freshman, ready for his privateer debut.
  2. Maximilien Wojciechowski Second year, 78.1 on average. last season.
  3. Pepe De La Concepcion Quilez Freshman, ready for his privateer debut.
  4. Grayson Gilbert Senior, 74.2 avg. last season.
  5. Thomas Artigas Junior, 77.2 on average. last season.

Second year Kyle Bennet is slated to play as an independent, he averaged 77.2 last season over 13 rounds. Last season at the Grover Page Classic, Bennett shot a 213 and finished tied for ninth in his college debut.

THE LESSON
Jackson Country Club – Jackson, Tenn.
6,816 yards, par 72.
Score 72.8, slope 128.

WEATHER REPORT
Monday – 2% chance of rain, high 93, winds WSW at 6 mph.
Tuesday – 3% chance of rain, high 95, winds westerlies at 5 p.m.

LAST TIME ON THE COURSE
The University of New Orleans golf program capped off a strong season with its best result at the Southland Championship – tying affiliate member Augusta for third place with a score of 905 after rounds of 299, 308 and 298. Brady Bennet finished in fifth place, while Gilbert tied for sixth.

T3 New Orleans, U. of 299,308, 298 | 905
5 Brady Bennet (1) 71, 74, 74 | 219
T6 Grayson Gilbert (3) 76, 74, 70 | 220
T20 Ryan Fulton (5) 77, 80, 76 | 233
T24 Florian Moosmeier (2) 75, 80, 80 | 235
T33 Henry Augenstein (4) 81, S, 78 | 159
S Kyle Bennet S, 82, S | 82

LAST TIME AT THE GROVER PAGE CLASSIC
The Privateers finished in third place in last year’s Grover Page Classic after rounds of 288, 281 and 296. Brady Bennet finished in the top 10 overall for the third tournament in a row, while brother Kyle made a solid collegiate debut after shooting a 139 over the final 36 holes.

3 New Orleans, U. of 288, 281, 296 | 865
T3 Brady Bennet (1) 68, 68, 73 | 209
T9 Kyle Bennet (I) 74, 69, 70 | 213
T18 Grayson Gilbert (3) 74, 69, 74 | 217
T21 Henry Augenstein (4) 74, 72, 72 | 218
T33 Florian Moosmeier (2) 72, 72, 77 | 221
T52 Thomas Artigas (5) 74, 72, 79 | 225

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