Men's Golf Rallies For Comeback Win at Bobcat Invitational

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AUBURN, Maine - The Bowdoin men's golf team rallied from a 13-stroke day one deficit to stun Husson by two strokes and win the 2019 Bobcat Invitational at Martindale Country Club on Sunday.

The Polar Bears, who stood in second place entering day two, improved their team total by 14 strokes in the second round to come away with the win. Junior Matt McCarthy came away with medalist honors, shooting a 76 in the second round to win the individual title by a single stroke. 

Tournament Highlights

  • After the Polar Bears slogged through the wet conditions to finish with a team total of 323 on Saturday, all four Bowdoin scorers shot in the 70's on Sunday as the team rallied for the win.
  • Both McCarthy and Tom Dunleavy shot a 76 in round two with Reed Foehl (78) and Favian Busnawi (79) also carding solid rounds. 
  • Dunleavy, McCarthy and Foehl all birdied 18 on Sunday for the Polar Bears, giving the team the winning margin of victory. 
  • McCarthy went 77-76-154 to take first place individually. Busnawi (158) finished fifth while Dunleavy (159) took sixth place. 

Up Next

  • Bowdoin heads to western Massachusetts to play in the Williams Invitational at Taconic Golf Club on September 21-22.