Strong week for Swanton golf


Staff Report



Swanton’s Garrett Swank shot a personal best 72 to take second overall at the Paulding Invitational at Auglaize Golf Course on Thursday.

Swanton’s Garrett Swank shot a personal best 72 to take second overall at the Paulding Invitational at Auglaize Golf Course on Thursday.


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The Swanton golf team finished third behind Kalida and Bryan at the Paulding Invitational held Thursday. The Bulldogs carded a 327 team score.


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Swanton golf took third out of 14 teams at the Paulding Invitational on Thursday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance.

Kalida and Bryan each posted 312 team scores at the top with Kalida getting the win via the fifth man tie breaker, while Swanton collectively shot a 327. Wauseon was fifth with a 340 and Archbold finished ninth at 364.

Garrett Swank paced the Bulldogs by finishing second overall in the tournament with a personal best round of 72. Next was Sam Betz at 82, Ryan O’Shea 86 and Mazin Rukieh 87.

The effort by Swanton wrapped up a nice week for the Dogs. On Monday, Aug. 9, they also finished third at their home invitational held at Valleywood. They then bested North Central 175-192 in a nine hole match the following day.

At the Bulldog Invitational, Swanton finished third with a 330 team score and was one stroke shy of Perrysburg for second. Ottawa Hills won with a 322.

Swank was third overall with a 79, Betz took fourth with an 80, Rukieh had an 83 and O’Shea 88.

Next week Swanton competes in a tournament at Pike Run Golf Course in Ottawa Monday, they are at Toledo Christian Tuesday, and return home to face Elmwood on Thursday.

Paulding Invitational

Team Scores

1. Kalida 312 (wins by 5th man), 2. Bryan 312, 3. Swanton 327, 4. Montpelier 335, 5. Wauseon 340, 6. Tinora 356, 7. Wayne Trace 359, 8. Antwerp 364, 9. Archbold 364, 10. Paulding 366, 11. Patrick Henry 377, 12. Fairview 379, 13. Liberty Center 443, 14. Holgate 515.

Swanton’s Garrett Swank shot a personal best 72 to take second overall at the Paulding Invitational at Auglaize Golf Course on Thursday.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/08/web1_Swank-at-Paulding.jpgSwanton’s Garrett Swank shot a personal best 72 to take second overall at the Paulding Invitational at Auglaize Golf Course on Thursday. Photo provided

The Swanton golf team finished third behind Kalida and Bryan at the Paulding Invitational held Thursday. The Bulldogs carded a 327 team score.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2021/08/web1_Third-place-finish.jpgThe Swanton golf team finished third behind Kalida and Bryan at the Paulding Invitational held Thursday. The Bulldogs carded a 327 team score. Photo provided

Staff Report