UW-Green Bay golf recruit Clair Phakamad chose to attend college at UW-Green Bay because it allows her to stay close to her host family in the Fox Valley. Originally from Thailand, Phakamad came to Wisconsin in 2016 as an exchange student at Xavier High School in Appleton. Intending to major in Communication, she is looking forward to starting at UW-Green Bay, calling the school “very warm and welcoming.” Read more.
Led by a trio of top 10 finishers, the Green Bay women’s golf team finished runner-up at the Chi-Town Fall Classic this week, competing at the Harborside International Golf Course in the Chicago area. Katie Warpinski (daughter of University Union Director Rick Warpinski) finished runner-up as an individual, shooting a final round 73 before finishing one shot back of the tournament champion. Also registering top 10 finishes were Lori Meyer (6th) and Alix Larson (T-9), lifting GB to a second-place finish in the six-team field. In men’s golf, Green Bay finished ahead of three other Horizon League teams, at the Tom Tontimonia Invitational hosted by Cleveland State this week, competing at the par-71 Lakewood Country Club. GB was led by freshman Ryan Schuelke, who finished T-21 at 9-over par, firing off a 72 in the final round. George Kneiser also finished top 30 at 10-over par, using a first round 72 score. The Phoenix finished ahead of Detroit Mercy, Youngstown State and Wright State as a team, shooting a final round 294, the second-best final round score among the 11 teams. GB finished at +42, four strokes out of sixth place. Dayton took home first place with a +17 finish.
Lee Reinke, coach for UW-Green Bay men’s and women’s golf teams, will now be able to focus on his teams without the weight of previous responsibilities as assistant director of UW-Green Bay’s University Union and the Shorewood Golf Course. Wisconsin.Golf has the full story.
Head coach of Green Bay men’s and women’s golf programs, Lee Reinke, shares with Wisconsin.golf how he will patiently try to get the Green Bay women’s golf program pointed in the right direction. Read the full article here.