Hartford Hawks Athletics – Men’s Golf Set to Host Hartford Wintonbury Hills Invitational

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – The Hartford men’s golf team Returns to Connecticut to host the Hartford Wintonbury Hills Invitational. The event will take place at the nearby Wintonbury Hills Golf Course in Bloomfield, Conn. The 36-hole event, which stretches over two days, tees off at 10 am on Saturday.

HARTFORD WINTONBURY HILLS INVITATIONAL
DATES: Saturday, April 2 – Sunday, April 3
COURSE: Wintonbury Hills Golf Course
LOCATION: Bloomfield, Conn.
PAR / YARDAGE: 70 / 6,711
LIVE SCORING: Golfstat
PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Canisius, Fairfield, HartfordHofstra, Rhode Island

HARTFORD QUICK HITS

  • The Hawks last played almost a month ago at the Bandon Dunes Championship, where the team was led by Ryan Tomaso
  • He combined for a 7-over 220 across the three rounds to tie for the 27th
  • Sophomore Conor Byrne had the best round of the tournament for the Hawks on the final day, posting a 3-under 68 to finish in a tie for 46th
  • Senior Jared Winiarz also had an impressive final round, carding an even 71 during the final 18 holes to tie for 64th
  • The trio of Byrne Winiarz and Tomaso have had impressive starts to the spring season
  • Winiarz leads the team with a 74.00 stroke average while Byrne and Tomaso follow closely behind with a 74.33 and 74.67 average, respectively

HISTORY LESSON

  • The Hawks are looking to defend their team title as they took home the crown at last year’s Hartford Wintonbury Hills Invitational
  • The Hawks finished six strokes ahead of the runner-up in Rhode Island, combining for a team score of 278
  • Tomaso, who birdied three holes on the front nine, took runner-up honors after leading the Hawks with a 66 (-4)
  • Hartford Landed three top-10 finishers, as Matthew Schwab tied for third with a 68 (-2), while Elias Gross tied for sixth with a 71 (+1)
  • Jared Winiarz rounded out Hartford’s scorers with a 73 (+3), which was tied for 15th overall
  • Danny Frodighwho competed as an individual, posted the tournament’s fourth-best score with a career-low 69 (-1)

NEXT ON TAP

The Hawks return to action on Monday, April 11, at the LIU Shark Invitational. The two-day event will take place at the Brookville Country Club in Glen Head, NY


For more information on the Hartford men’s golf team, stay with HartfordHawks.com for updates and follow the team on social media (Twitter | Facebook | Instagram).

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