Editor’s Note: (Rocky Mountain College Press Release)
BILLINGS – Holding on to the Mike Grob Cup for another year, Rocky Mountain College won the annual match play event over the Montana State University Billings men’s golf team.
Entering the final day of the three-day affair all square at 3-3, Rocky put its foot on the gas and won all six individual matchups on its home course Peter Yegen Saturday to claim the cup title. The Bears won 2 of 3 alternate shot matches on Thursday at Yegen, before MSUB responded with 2 of 3 best ball matches at Lake Hills Golf Club on Friday.
It was the final action of the 2018 fall season for MSUB, which resumes its schedule February 25-26, 2019 at the Bay Area Invitational in San Francisco.
2018 Mike Grob Cup – Final Results
Match 1 – Alternate Shot – October 18, 2018 at Peter Yegen Golf Club
Payton Stott/Garrett Woodin (MSUB) def. Reece Nilsen/Michael Tait (RMC) 2 Up
Colton Murphy/Mitchell Thiessen (RMC) def. Caleb Trost/Riley Kaercher (MSUB) 1 Up
HoTae Kim/Schafer Paladichuk (RMC) def. Logan Martin/Jayd Dion (MSUB) 2 Up
Match 1 Final: Rocky 2, MSUB 1
Match 2 – Best Ball – October 19, 2018 at Lake Hills Golf Club
Payton Stott/Garrett Woodin (MSUB) def. Reece Nilsen/HoTae Kim (RMC) 4-and-3
Michael Tait/Schafer Paladichuk (RMC) def. Riley Kaercher/Logan Martin (MSUB) 2-and-1
Caleb Trost/Jayd Dion (MSUB) def. Colton Murphy/Mitchell Thiessen (RMC) 3-and-1
Match 2 Final: MSUB 2, Rocky 1
Match 3 – Singles – October 20, 2018 at Peter Yegen Golf Club
Schafer Paladichuk (RMC) def. Logan Martin (MSUB) 2-and-1
HoTae Kim (RMC) def. Jayd Dion (MSUB) 3-and-1
Mitchell Thiessen (RMC) def. Riley Kaercher (MSUB) 2-and-1
Colton Murphy (RMC) def. Caleb Trost (MSUB) 2 Up
Michael Tait (RMC) def. Garrett Woodin (MSUB) 2-and-1
Reece Nilsen (RMC) def. Payton Stott (MSUB) 1 Up
Match 3 Final: Rocky 6, MSUB 0
Final Score: Rocky 9, MSUB 3