KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Menlo College Men's and Women's Golf opened the 2017-18 fall season with a two-day event at Running Y Resort in Klamath Falls, Oregon on Monday and Tuesday. The Men's team played 36 holes on Monday and finished with a final round on Tuesday morning while the women played 18 each day. The Men's team finished seventh out of 11 teams with a pair of top-15 finishers in brothers Fredrik and Christian Ingul. On the women's side it was just Addie Hemming competing for the Oaks and she finished tied for 16th. Host Oregon Tech brought home top team honors on both the men's and women's side.
The twins from Trondheim, Norway made their highly anticipated Menlo College golf debut's on Monday afternoon and did not disappoint. Fredrik started the day with an impressive one under 71 while Christian shot a three over 75. The two flip flopped scores in the second round of the day with Fredrik shooting a 75 and Christian posting the one under 71. The aggregate 146 strokes for each of them had them tied for ninth in the tournament following the first day of competition. The Menlo team was rounded out by the performances of Davis Harris (89+74=163), Eric Angeles (85+76+76=237) Jay Chang (81+83=164) and Jared Finney (82+86=168). Harris finished the day tied for 49th, Chang was in 52nd and Finney was tied for 53rd.
One the second day of the tournament Frerik matched his first round total when he fired a one under 71 to total 217 (+1) for the tournament to finish tied for eighth. Christian shot a one-over 73 to finish +3 219 and tied for 12th. Chang shot a 74, Harris shot a 76 and Finney finished with an 83. Tyler Franke of Oregon Tech earned the individual title on his home course, firing a blistering 11-under 205. His teammate Houston Knox was close behind with a seven under 209.
On the women's side, Addie Hemming shot an opening round 83 on the first day to tie for 16th place. She followed that up with a second round 87 to finish at 170, good for a tie for 16th in the tournament. Casey Jansen of Corban brought home individual honors with an even par 144 for the tournament. She was the lone player to finish at or below par on the women's side of the tournament.