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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Sept. 9, 2019) – The Johnson & Wales (Fla.) men's golf team opened the 2019-20 season with a fifth-place finish at the Keiser Kup by Golfino on Tuesday.
The three-round, two-day event was held on PGA National's Champion Course (6,902 yards, par 72).
The Wildcats (324-319-312, 955) were led by junior Jens Bendiksen (+17), who placed tied for 15th. Senior Jared Silva carded a 240 (+24) to place tied for 30th followed by senior Tim Bender, who finished tied for 34th with a 242 (+26). Freshman Jack Tharrington (+27) and sophomore Holden Berry (+35) rounded out the team scoring for the Wildcats.
Four Wildcats played as individuals in this year's Kup, led by senior Gustav Tegel, who finished 18th with a 19-over 235. Freshman Julius Boros (+20) ended the tournament tied for 19th followed by fellow freshman George Berglund (+21), who finished tied for 21st. Senior Ziyi Shi placed 50th with a +52.
JWU will next head to Farmington, New York, to compete in The Doc Glimmer beginning on Saturday, September 14. Hosted by St. Johns, the weekend event take place at Bethpage State Park's Red Course.
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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)
About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
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