Shimpach, Heide are runner up as men's golf is second at 17-team Culver's

Mike Ludwig
September 1, 2012

JANESVILLE, Wis. - St. Olaf golfers Ryan Heide and J.R. Shimpach finished in a second place tie with two-day 146's (+4) as the Ole men's team finished second at the 17-team Culver's Edgewood Invitational on Saturday.

Shimpach fired a final-round 74 and Heide a 75 as the Oles had three in the top 15 with Charlie Johnson's two-day 152 (+10, 15th).

St. Olaf held the lead after the first day, posting a 291 as a team. Heide held the first round lead with a 71 while Shimpach came in at 72 and first year Johnson a 73.

The Oles' 599 ranks second in the school recordbook and the team's 291 on Friday is also second all-time at St. Olaf.

The Oles compete next at the Augsburg Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Majestic Oaks Golf Course in Blaine, Minn.

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