Amherst College will play host to the NESCAC Fall Championship Qualifier at Hickory Ridge Golf Club in Amherst, Mass. this weekend. The two-day, 36-hole event includes defending NESCAC champion Middlebury College, which earned its fourth conference title in six years last spring.
The Middlebury men's golf team placed second among 18 team at the Williams Invitational. The Ephs won the event with an impressive pair of 292's for a 584, followed by Middlebury (599), Babson (602) and Trinity (603).
Rensselaer came from 15 strokes back and a sixth place tie on day one to capture the 28th annual Duke Nelson Tournament. Action took place at the par-71 Ralph Myhre Golf Course on the campus of Middlebury College. The Engineers fired a red-hot 294 on day two to shave 19 strokes off their Saturday score to earn the win (607). Three players took nine or more strokes off their day one performance to help aid the victory. Skidmore fired its second 306 of the weekend to finish in second place with a 612, while the host school shaved two strokes off its score for a 618, good for third place.