Danielson, Obrigewitsch lead the locals with a top-15 showings

Will Danielson of Saskatoon has a top-15 performance in the books after this week’s Milsaps College scheduled event in Houston, Tex. Competing for the Majors at the Gus Wortham Park Golf Course on Feb. 26 and 27, the Riverside Country Club member rattled off rounds of 71, 78, and 76 for a score of 225, leaving the Milsaps junior tied for 13th at the Space City Classic.

The Majors as a team were sixth in the 10 team field. Next up is the Wolf Pack Invitational in New Orleans at the English Turn Golf and Country Club on April 8 and 9.

Cole Obrigewitsch had the second highest placing for a Saskatchewan student-athlete this week as the spring collegiate season continues in the United States.

The Deer Valley product was in Borrego Springs, Cal. from Feb. 26 to 28 competing in the Battle of the Desert for California State University San Bernardino. Obrigewitsch carded rounds of 76, 70, and 72 for a 54-hole score of 218, good enough for a 15th place finish.

The Coyotes tied for third in the team competition as well at the Rams Hill Golf Club that was played at 6,955 yards. The Las Vegas Desert Classic at Boulder Creek Golf Club on March 4 and 5.

Tommy Danielson and Chase Pochylko continue to improve at the Div. 1 level with Nicholls University. Pochylko led the team with a tie for 20th at the 2024 Gulf Coast Collegiate in New Orleans at the same club Tommy’s brother Will and Milsaps will compete at next event.

Pochylko got better every round going 77, 76, and 75 for a three round total of 228. Danielson shot 77 in round one, 82 during the middle round, and 81 in round three for a score of 240, he was tied for 66th.

The Colonels were 12th as a team at the event and will now travel to Sugar Land, Tex. for the HCU Colin Montgomerie Invitational on March 4 and 5.

In Victoria, Tex. on Feb. 26 and 27, the University of Houston-Victoria hosted their home event at Victoria Country Club, with Edson’s Cort Tunall in the field. Rounds of 79, 78, and 84 secured Tunall spot at 46th overall at 241. He was competing as an individual in the tournament.

His teammates placed second overall in the squad competition. Next up is the Schreiner Shoot-Out at Comanche Trace Golf Club in Kerrville, Tex. on March 4 and 5.

Several other players will make their spring season debuts on March 4.