Notre Dame men's golf: Irish in sixth

Staff reports
ND Insider

Notre Dame is tied for sixth place following the opening day of the Irish Creek Collegiate in Kannapolis, N.C.

The Irish carded an afternoon score of 1-over-par 285 as part of a team total of 580 (295-285) to finish one shot outside of the top five after the tournament’s first 36 holes.

Senior tri-captain Niall Platt is three strokes off the lead in a share of third place (140, 2-under).

Freshman Matt Rushton is tied for 16th place at 144 (72-72, +2).