Area golfers compete in first round of state tourney
USC freshman tied for second after 1st round
United South Central freshman Kadyn Neubauer completed his first round of the Class A Minnesota state high school meet in a tie for second place, just four strokes off the leader with a round-one total 74 (+2).
Neubauer recorded just four bogeys in his opening round and two birdies at the par-72 Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
He is currently tied with four other golfers at 74. The current leader is Fertile-Beltrami junior Rylin Petri, who is sitting with a score of 70 (-2).
Neubauer is set to tee off for his second round at 12:36 p.m. Wednesday.
Teeter finishes day one of state meet in tie for 59th
After 18 holes and a day of competition, Albert Lea sophomore Drew Teeter stands in a tie for 59th place out of 88 golfers with a one-round score of 80(+8).
Teeter started on the back nine of the Bunker Hills Golf Club in Minneapolis and got to work right away, carding a par on the first hole. He then bogeyed the ensuing par five before getting back on track with a par at the 12th hole.
He finished out the front nine with a score of 41(+5).
Teeter improved on the back nine, notching a birdie on the sixth hole, his only birdie of the day. Aside from a double bogey on the fifth, Teeter played a relatively mistake-free front nine, carding a 39(+3).
Teeter was even par on the par fives, +1 on the par threes, and +7 on the par fours.
Two student athletes are currently tied atop the leaderboard. Edina junior Jack Wetzel and Northfield junior Nate Stevens are both at 68(-4).
Teeter will tee off on the second day starting at noon, again beginning on the back nine.
United South Central freshman Kadyn Neubauer took part in the second round of the Section 1A golf meet along with... read more