Former Gopher, Donald Constable, Victorious at Terra Cotta Invitational
April 20, 2012
Former Gopher, Donald Constable, won the Terra Cotta Invitational last weekend. The prestigious amateur tournament was competed for at the Naples National Golf Club in Naples, Fla. Constable won the tournament shooting a 212 (-4), one stroke ahead of three challengers. He bested 74 other players to capture the title.
Constable used a strong back nine of his final round to close the gap on the leaders.
Constable, a native of Wayzata, Minn., came into the final round of the 54-hole tournament tied for second place.
This year was the 17th edition of the Terra Cotta Invitational. Constable joins a list of champions that includes current PGA golfers Matt Kuchar, Casey Wittenburg, and Peter Uleihin.
Constable completed his career at Minnesota in 2011. He came to Gophers for the spring season of his iunior year from the University of Texas. In all, Constable competed 17 times for the Maroon and Gold.