Iowa and Minnesota Split Men's Golfer of the Week Honors

Iowa's Brian deBuhr (above) shares Golfer of the Week honors with Minnesota's Niall Turner this week.

Iowa's Brian deBuhr (above) shares Golfer of the Week honors with Minnesota's Niall Turner this week.

March 29, 2006

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Brian deBuhr, Iowa
SR, Urbandale, Iowa/Urbandale

Iowa senior Brian deBuhr played one of the best tournaments of his career this past week, as he tied for fourth at the Furman Invitational.  The finish, which marked his career best, was also deBuhr's first top 10 of the season.  The Hawkeye posted a career low round of 70 to open the tournament and followed with rounds of 74 and 73 to finish 1-over-par for the event.  He led the Hawkeyes to seventh place at the Furman Invite.

Niall Turner, Minnesota
JR, Cork, Ireland/Presentation College
 

At this past week's National Invitation Tournament, Minnesota was led by junior Niall Turner who tied for 16th at 1-under-par 215.  The junior carded an opening round 71 and a pair of 72s for his fourth top 20 finish of the season, while helping the Golden Gophers to third place in the nationally-ranked field.


 

 

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