Men's Golf Opens 2012 Season at Golfweek Program Challenge

Senior captain Curtis Loop leads the Hoyas into the Golfweek Program Challenge.

WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's men's golf program opens its 2012-13 season in Myrtle Beach, S.C. at the 12 team Golfweek Program Challenge. The Hoyas begin the three day tournament on Sunday, September 9, at True Blue Golf Course in Pawley's Island and finish up on Tuesday, September 11.

The Golfweek Program Challenge features 12 men's and women's programs competing on two different courses in Myrtle Beach. While the men compete at True Blue the Georgetown women's team will compete at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club. Team scores will be combined at the end to determine the program champion. The other teams participating in the challenge are Western Carolina, Boston College, Campbell, Jacksonville State, Northern Iowa, UMKC, Stetson, Troy, James Madison, Central Arkansas and Austin Peay.

Head Coach Tommy Hunter, in his 25th season at Georgetown, is excited to get the season started, "Golfweek put on a wonderful tournament last season and we look forward to competing in it this year. It is a great way to start the season."

The Hoyas will be led by newly named senior captains Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) and Curtis Loop (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan). Edwards played 11 rounds for the Hoyas last season and finished with a 77.18 stroke average. Loop participated in six competitions in 2011-12 and averaged 74.11 strokes per round.

Joining Edwards and Loop in the Hoya contingent will be junior Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) and sophomores Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) and Brian Tohir (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan). VonArentshildt was in four events for Georgetown last season and tied for second place overall at the Princeton Invitational with a three round score of 209. Podufal competed in nine events for Georgetown last season, twice shooting a three round low of 215 while Tohir suited up five times for the Blue and Gray.

 

 

Last season the Hoyas began the year at the Maryland Intercollegiate. GU placed third among 13 teams and Loop had his best finish of the season, placing fifth with a 6-under par 207.
More Headlines
Men’s Golf Announces Fall Schedule Georgetown University Head Men’s Golf Coach Tommy Hunter announced the ... Madsen, Berman Earn All-Region Honors Georgetown University junior men’s golfers Sam Madsen (Madison, Wis./Ca... Hoyas Come Back, but Finish in Third at BIG EAST... The Georgetown University men’s golf team fired the best round of the... Men’s Golf Falls to Fifth Place at BIG EAST... The Georgetown University men’s golf team shot a 26-over par 314 in the...
Shop Now
Auctions

#HoyaSaxa

widget powered by zoomph

Schedules

September 18
All Day
The Memphis Intercollegiate Memphis
Colonial Country Club - Memphis, Tenn.
September 19
All Day
The Memphis Intercollegiate Memphis
Colonial Country Club - Memphis, Tenn.
September 25
All Day
The Patriot Invitational George Mason
The Chantilly National Golf Club - Chantilly, Va.
September 26
All Day
The Patriot Invitational George Mason
The Chantilly National Golf Club - Chantilly, Va.
October 8
All Day
The Gridiron Classic Notre Dame
The Warren Golf Course - South Bend, Ind.
October 9
All Day
The Gridiron Classic Notre Dame
The Warren Golf Course - South Bend, Ind.
October 16
All Day
The Georgetown Intercollegiate
Four Streams, Beallsville, Md.
October 17
All Day
The Georgetown Intercollegiate
Four Streams, Beallsville, Md.
October 22
All Day
The ODU/OBX Intercollegiate Old Dominion
Kilmarlic Golf Club - Powells Point, N.C.
October 23
All Day
The ODU/OBX Intercollegiate Old Dominion
Kilmarlic Golf Club - Powells Point, N.C.
October 24
All Day
The ODU/OBX Intercollegiate Old Dominion
Kilmarlic Golf Club - Powells Point, N.C.