Blankvoort Fires School-Record 5-Under-Par 67
March 27, 2002
WILLIAMSBURG, VA - GW's Thomas Blankvoort (Curacao, Netherlands) carded a five-under 67 during Tuesday's round which set a school record for most strokes below par in a single round. It was the best individual round in the tournament as the Colonials placed 12th in the 18-team Colonial Intercollegiate hosted by William & Mary, Monday and Tuesday at Williamsburg, VA.
The Colonials combined for a 624 (315-309) at the par-72, 6,868-yard Green Course at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Resort. Elon University won the tournament with a team total of 582 followed by host William & Mary (585).
Blankvoort's 67 was was the lowest round by a Colonial since Jay Randolph's 66 at the 1957 Southern Conference Championship at Danville Country Club in Danville, VA. Blankvoort's bogey-free round featured five birdies and 13 pars, including a missed three-foot putt on No. 17.
Blankvoort was the low Colonial for the eighth straight tournament with a one-over-par 145 (78-67) to finish in a three-way tie for seventh in the 36-hole event.
William & Mary's Adam Holger won the tournament with a three-under 144 (69-72) to edge Maryland's Corey Brigham by a stroke.
Colonials' individual scores (100 total golfers):
The Colonials host the fourth annual GW Golf Invitational at Swan Point Country Club, Mar. 31-April 1, in Issue, MD.