UNION, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky senior males’s golfer Jacob Prepare dinner, a graduate of Franklin County Prime Faculty, endured his remarkable play this summer season with a runner-up end and coffee beginner standing on the 101st Kentucky Open on the Triple Crown Nation Membership in Union, Kentucky.
He capped the match at 9-under par, making improvements to his ranking on a daily basis.
Rain interrupted the 3rd spherical on Thursday, and Prepare dinner returned to the path on Friday and performed his ultimate 9 holes at 5-under par to push into competition and conclude the week because the low beginner. He fired a gap spherical of 1-under. His moment spherical got here in at 69 and he completed the week with a 4-under 68.
“I couldn’t have requested for a greater summer season,” Prepare dinner mentioned. “I’ve observed some actually exhausting paintings repay. This summer season, I’ve put much more emphasis on match preparation and ensuring that I’m able to play after I display as much as an tournament. Being smartly ready has been key for my luck at the path.
“As I am getting into the varsity season, I plan to concentrate on the similar issues together with my teammates,” Prepare dinner mentioned. “That we’re smartly ready to play our perfect every time we tee it up. Our workforce has a large number of attainable q4 and I’m taking a look ahead to getting again in conjunction with them.”
Prepare dinner completed two strokes off the lead as professional J.B. Williams gained at 11-under par. It marked his moment consecutive victory within the tournament. Prepare dinner’s low beginner standing is the primary for a Wildcat within the tournament since Cooper Musselman gained the match in addition to being the low beginner in 2017. Musselman additionally completed because the low beginner in 2016 and 2014.
Prepare dinner was once now not the one Wildcat to experience luck on the Kentucky Open this week. Assistant trainer Ben Fuqua and incoming freshman Campbell Kremer concluded the match at 4-under par and tied for 8th general. Fuqua had the second-lowest ultimate spherical of any participant at the path with a 67. Kremer, reflected Prepare dinner, through making improvements to every spherical. He logged rankings of 72-71-69.
Prepare dinner has merely been sensational this summer season. It all started with being the low beginner on the Unbridled Match at Boone’s Hint Nationwide Golfing Membership in Richmond, Kentucky, in Would possibly. He then gained the Lexington Town Championship on July 12. He carded a hole-in-one on the Kentucky Fit Play Championship and gained the 2020 Daniel Boone Invitational on July 20.
The lads’s golfing workforce has had an amazing summer time in preparation for the 2020-21 season. Along with Prepare dinner’s notable performances, Jay Kirchdorfer gained the Kentucky Fit Play Championship, Garrett Wooden completed 3rd on the Ohio State Beginner and Alex Goff was once the runner-up on the 91st Southeastern Beginner.
Prepare dinner gave the impression in 5 tournaments in 2019-20. His perfect end got here on the Bearcat Invitational the place he tied for 21st in the back of a collegiate career-low spherical of 69.