Article and Photos by Coach Wiegman
The Whippet Golf Team started Rock Valley Conference (RVC) play with two matches this past week. On Tuesday, April 16th, the Whippets traveled to Yahara Hills Golf Course for the opening RVC match hosted by McFarland. The Whippets had a team score of 226. Leading the way was sophomore Wesley Abramson who shot a career low round of 49. Freshman Jaden Condon fired a 55. Junior Maddie Arnett shot a 59. Fellow freshmen Camden Frye and Dane Hillmer scored 63 and 70 respectively.
On Thursday, April 18th, the Whippets hosted the RVC at Willow Brook Golf Course in Whitewater, WI. The team fought through some cold and damp playing conditions to show improvement over Tuesday’s team score, firing a team score of 219, and finishing in 7th place. The Whippets were only 3 strokes away from Beloit Turner’s 4th place score of 216. Junior Maddie Arnett stepped up in her first career varsity home meet with a round of 48. Freshman Camden Frye bounced back from Tuesday, shooting a 53. Sophomore Wesley Abramson fired a 56, while freshmen Jaden Condon and Dane Hillmer had scores of 62 and 66 respectively. The Whippet Golf Program would like to give a special thanks to Nick Lesar, Leif Knudsen, and Brad Calaway from Willow Brook for getting the course ready for Thursday’s match. Next up for the Whippets is the Geneva National Invitational hosted by Lake Geneva Badger High School on Monday, April 22nd. This is an 18-hole event with a tee time of 9 a.m.