Kent State Men’s Golfers Among The Top Six In Canadian Amateur Rankings
Golden Flashes line-up currently features three of the top six Canadian Amateurs
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KENT, Ohio – The Kent State men's golf team has climbed to No. 20 in the national rankings behind the strength of a deep and balanced line-up. Leading the charge has been a trio from North of the Border that all currently rank among the top six amateur golfers in all of Canada.
In the latest Golf Canada Weekly Top 10 Amateur rankings, Kent State was represented by senior Mackenzie Hughes (Dundas, Ontario) at No. 3, sophomore Corey Conners (Listowel, Ontario) at No. 4, and sophomore Taylor Pendrith (Richmond Hill, Ontario) at No. 6. The rankings are determined by World Amateur Golf Rankings.
Hughes won the 2011 Canadian Men's Amateur Championship last June in Winnipeg. The lone senior on the Kent State team this season he owns a 72.52 scoring average with three top 10 finishes on the year. Conners leads the Golden Flashes with a 71.63 scoring average and has finished in the top 25 in six of the seven events he has played this season. Pendrith has been hottest golfer for Kent State over the last two weeks posting six straight rounds of par or better while finishing tied for second and tied for third in the two. In addition to his Canadian Amateur ranking he currently sits at No. 65 among NCAA Division I golfers in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings.
Kent State returns to action the weekend of April 14-15 in Columbus at the Ohio State Scarlet Course for the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate. The Golden Flashes shared team medalist honors at the event last season.