Thursday, September 18, 2014

Wathen Dominates Regional Preview

The Bears competed in a Regional preview match on Wednesday at Elizabethtown Country Club, the course set to host the regional in less than 2 weeks. Butler finished 3rd out of ETown, Central Hardin and Meade Co. The Bears were led by Chase Wathen's 3-under 33, best overall, and freshmen Dalton Blake followed with 39. Butler will next face Whitefield Academy on Monday at Quail Chase at 3:30.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Bears Defeat Manual in Matchplay 5-3

In what is becoming an annual match play competition between Butler and Manual at Seneca GC, the Bears moved to 6-1 on the season winning 5-3.  Spurred by an early 5&3 victory by Senior Tanner Thompson, Butler took a commanding 3-1 lead.  It evaporated quickly however and the competition was tied 3-3 coming to the last match where Junior Jonah Puckett came up huge with a 4&2 victory in the final match sealing the 5-3 victory.  The Bears will next face off with regional rival Meade County at Sun Valley on Monday at 3:30.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Butler Dominates PRP, Moves to 5-1

The Bears dominated rival PRP at South Park CC on Monday, winning the match by a margin of 48 strokes.  Butler was led by Senior Chase Wathen firing an even-par 36.  The team score was rounded out by Tanner Thompson at 42, Dalton Blake at 42 and Josh Tingle's 43.  The final score was 162-210 pushing the record to 5-1 on the season. Butler will next face off with Manual Wednesday at Seneca GC.

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Butler Finishes 6th in PRP Invitational

In the annual PRP Invitational at Sun Valley GC on Saturday, the Bears struggled to a 6th place finish shooting 336.  The squad was led once again by Senior Chase Wathen who fired 74, good enough for a 4th place finish overall.  Other notables were Josh Tingle at 85, Tanner Thompson with 88 and Dalton Blake rounded out the team score with a round of 89.  This will be the last invitational appearance for Butler until the Regional Tournament. The Bears will next face off with rival PRP on Monday 3:30 at South Park CC.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Bears Fall to Eastern

The Butler golfers lost their first match of the season on Friday at Charlie Vettiner Golf Course. The Bears fell 169-177 shooting their highest 9-hole team score of the season. The lone bright spot was the medalist, Senior Chase Wathen who shot +1 37.  Jacob Bray put in a good score to keep it close by shooting 43. The team next competes in the PRP Invitational on Saturday at 1:00.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Bears Stay Undefeated, Take Out DeSales

Butler hosted rival DeSales at Iroquois on Wednesday and continued their winning ways.  The Bears led throughout finishing with a 168-179 victory moving them to 4-0 on the season.  The team was led by Senior Chase Wathen who shot even-par 36.  Other notables were Josh Tingle at 42, Tanner Thompson at 44 and Jacob Bray at 46. The Bears will travel to Charlie Vettiner on Friday to take on Eastern at 3:30.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Bears Finish 5th in Bulldog Classic at Ft. Knox

(Left to Right) Wathen, Thompson, Tingle Bray and Blake 
The Butler golfers traveled to Lindsey Golf Course at Ft. Knox on Saturday to compete in the John Hardin Bulldog Classic.  The Bears improved 10 strokes as a team from their last invitational shoot 332, good enough for a 5th place finish.  The team was led by a career low round from Freshmen Dalton Blake who shot +7 79.  Other notables were Chase Wathen at 82, Josh Tingle at 84 and Jacob Bray rounded out the team with an 87.  Butler will next host rivals PRP and DeSales on Monday in a tri-match at Bobby Nichols GC at 3:00.