Kluver shoots a season-best 79 to place sixth at Killdeer Invite

Tony Kluver enjoyed some home cooking at the Killdeer Invitational on May 15 at the Medicine Hole Golf Course.

The senior shot a 79, which was his best score of the season, to place sixth in his final home golf meet of his career.

Kluver was just seven strokes off the pace set by medalist Trace Jacobson of Heart River, who won the tournament with a 72.

Kluver’s effort helped the Cowboys placed fourth in the six-team field with a score of 366.

Heart River, who had three golfers in the top six places, won the tournament with a score of 303.

After posting a score of 42 on the front nine, Kluver rallied with a 37 on the back nine.

The Cowboys other golfers also had one of their better days.

Zach Andersen posted an 88 while Ryan Zastoupil followed with a 93 while Jon Tomjack and Cale Fredericks each carded a 106. Mike Hutchison posted a 107 and Dayne Fredricks shot a 120.

At the South Heart state qualifier on May 11, Andersen led the way with an 83, followed by Kluver’s 89. Zastoupil and Tomjack each shot a 101 and Hutichison posted a 106.

The Cowboys placed sixth in the nine-team field with a score of 374. Heart River won on its home course with a score of 298.

Killdeer placed seventh at the Trinity Boys Invitational on May 9 with a score of 391. Heart River also won that tournament, posting a score of 297.

Kluver paced the Cowboys with a score of 87, which was one stroke better than Zastoupil’s mark of 88. Andersen followed with a score of 99, followed by Hutchinson at 107 and Tomjack at 116.

The Killdeer girls team participated in the Beulah state-qualifier on May 9. No team scores were kept and no state-qualifying scores were recorded.

Killdeer’s Kurtlyn Hall led the way with a score of 119. Kaitlyn Warren was one stroke back with a score of 120, followed by Brooke Bang at 120.

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