Knox College Men's Golf Places 2nd at MWC Championships


Tijn de Jong, Knox College Men’s Golf

ROCKFORD, Illinois—The Prairie Fire men’s golf team competed in the final day of the Midwest Conference Championships on Saturday.

Knox made a comeback on leader Lake Forest, but came up two strokes short of winning their first championship since 2008. The Prairie Fire cruised to a second place finish by shooting a 303 on the day and 920 overall.

Tijn De Jong shot a 74 for the second straight day to earn a tie for third place overall at 226. Duncan Wheeler finished tied for sixth at 227 and Jason White placed eighth with a 229. All three made the All-MWC team by finishing in the top-10.

Head coach KC Harding was also named the Midwest Conference Coach of the Year.

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