May 16, 2013
First Round Scores
Golden Gopher senior Erik Van Rooyen opened the NCAA Columbus Regional with a one over par 72 Thursday at Ohio State University's Scarlet Course.
The South Africa native, playing in his third consecutive NCAA Regional, will begin Friday's second round in a six-player tie for 10th place. Van Rooyen, who finished in a tie for 19th place last season at the Ann Arbor Regional, is five shots off the lead.
Van Rooyen will begin the second round in Columbus at 9:10 a.m. CT on the 10th hole. He finished with a par-four on the opening hole of the back nine on Thursday, en route to an even-par 35.
Tee-times for Saturday's third and final round will be determined following Friday's round. The entire Columbus regional can be followed live on www.golfstat.com.
Van Rooyen Gets First Pro Win
The former team captain won a playoff in the Sunshine Tour's Eye of Africa PGA Championship
Gophers Take Third at B1G Match Play
University of Minnesota men's golf went 1-1 in its Saturday matches at Hammock Beach Resort.
Gophers Advance to B1G Match Play Semis
Minnesota defeated Nebraska and Michigan on the first day of competition at Hammock Beach Resort.