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2013-10-03 Bork wins individual medalist honors at Troll Classic
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Michael Bork bested the rest of the field at the Troll Classic by three strokes with a 68 (-3)

Bork wins individual medalist honors at Troll Classic

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Friday, October 04, 2013 at 6:53 AM

HOMEWOOD, Ill. — Junior Michael Bork (Rapid City, Mich.) finished as the individual medalist of the Troll Classic, hosted by Trinity Christian College and played at Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Ill. Bork shot a 68 (-3), winning by three strokes at the one-day event. He led the ONU men’s golf team to a fourth place finish (314, +30).

The Tigers participated in the 18-hole, one-day event. A total of 57 golfers played at the par-71, 6,589-yard course.

With eight other schools represented, NCAA Division I Chicago State University (Ill.) won the event with a 298 (+14). St. Xavier University (Ill.) came in second with a 302 (+18). University of St. Francis (Ill.) came in third with a 308 (+24), and Trinity Christian College (Ill.) finished fifth with a 317 (+33).

Bork finished with a 68 (36-32), shooting nine strokes better than he had all season. Freshman Cole Evenson (Princeton, Ill.) tied for 16th with a 79 (+8). Freshman Jordan Spay (Bettendorf, Iowa) came in tied for 28th, shooting an 82 (+11). Sophomore Ryan Muzljakovich (Vicksburg, Mich.) finished with an 85 (+14), good for 40th. Sophomore Robert Wagner (Bethel, Ohio) shot an 88 (+17) to finish tied for 45th.

Bork, Evenson and Spay all scored their best rounds of the fall 2013 season at the Troll Classic.

ONU will be on the course again Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 7 and 8, at the Taylor University (Ind.) Invitational. The two-day event will be played at Egypt Valley Country Club in Ada, Mich.