BOULDER CITY, Nev. — The South Dakota men’s golf team wrapped up their first rounds of action at the Jackrabbit Invitational in Boulder City, Nev. The teams played 36 continuous holes today and the Coyotes found themselves in ninth place after the first two rounds. USD shot a 312 in the first round and improved 16 shots in the second round for a team score of 296.
Junior Hunter Rebrovich finished tied for 13th after day one. Rebrovich shot a 3-over par 75 in the first round and followed with a 1-over 73 in the second round. He got off to a slow start in the first round with two double bogeys on his first five holes, but managed to erase that with birdies on two of his next four holes. Rebrovich scored six birdies in total on day one, including his last hole of the day in the second round.
After a tough first lap, junior Ian Johnston managed to hold his own and tied for 29th after the first two laps. Johnston recorded rounds of 7 of 79 and an even par 72 in the second round. He birdied eight in total today, including five in his second 18, including back-to-back birdies on holes 11 and 12.
Junior Max Schmidtke recorded rounds of 78 and 75 today. Schmidtke sank four birdies on the day and had an 11-par 13-hole streak in the second round. His two-round total of 153 places him tied for 43rd individually.
Freshman Logan Hamak shot rounds of 80 and 78 in the first two rounds. Hamak scored a birdie today and recorded a clear nine ahead in the second round. Hamak is tied for 61st heading into the final round tomorrow.
Junior Ryan Neff started slow in the first round with an 84 but hit eight shots for his score in the second round with a 76. Neff scored five birdies in his two rounds to tie for 71st after day one.
Competing as an individual, second Nick LaMotte recorded rounds of 81 and 77 on the first day. LaMotte had nine birdies on the day, including two on four holes on the back nine of his second round. He is tied for 61st after the first day of action.
South Dakota will close out the Jackrabbit Invitational today (Saturday) with the last 18 at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Round three begins at 9:00 CT with a shotgun start.