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Austin Peay State University’s Dustin Korte named Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Male Co-Golfer of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Dustin Korte, who captured his second medalist honor in the past three weeks, has been named the Ohio Valley Conference adidas® Male Co-Golfer of the Week.

A senior from Metropolis, IL, Korte outdueled the University of Missouri’s Emilio Cuartero down the stretch to claim the Columbia Orthopaedic Group Mizzou Intercollegiate individual title.

Dustin Korte

Playing at the Club of Old Hawthorne in Columbia, MO, Korte rallied from two shots down in the final round with an even-par 72 round in windy conditions.

Overall Korte fired rounds of 71-68-72 to finish at 211 (-5) in winning in a field that included 66 competitors including several All-Americans. His performance led Austin Peay to a second-place finish behind host and nationally-ranked (No. 31) Missouri.

The Govs have now won three tournaments and had two second-place finishes this spring. It marks the second time in three weeks and third time overall this season Korte has been named OVC Golfer of the Week. He currently ranks seventh in the OVC in stroke average (73.2). Korte captured his first career medalist honor two weeks ago at Memphis.

He shared the award with Jacksonville State’s Tomasz Anderson, who captured medalist honors at the Grub Mart Intercollegiate. This is the fifth straight week a Governor has at least shared the OVC honor.


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