Golfers Head to Omaha for the Big O Classic Tournament


Golfers Head to Omaha for the Big O Classic Tournament

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The Wichita State men’s golf squad is gearing up for the Big O Classic in Omaha, Nebraska, hosted by the University of Omaha. The team, led by players like Michael Winslow, Blake Lorenz, Zach Sokolosky, Lucas Scheufler, and Aston Castillo, will showcase their talent at the Indian Creek Golf Club.

Fast Facts

  • Dates: Oct. 2-3, 2023
  • Host: University of Omaha
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Yardage: 7,627 Yards
  • Par: 72
  • Format: 54 Holes (36 on day one, 18 on day two)
  • Live Scoring: Golfstat
  • Competing Against: 12 Teams, including Creighton, Omaha, and more

Get to Know the Shocker Five

  • Michael Winslow (Jr.): Impressive track record, finishing as a runner-up in the Kansas and Missouri Amateur golf tournaments.
  • Blake Lorenz (Sr.): All-Conference returner and in his second season with Wichita State.
  • Zach Sokolosky (Sr.): A transfer from the University of Kansas, who secured victory at the Kansas Amateur Golf Championship.
  • Lucas Scheufler (Jr.): Competing in his 20th collegiate event as a third-year Shocker.
  • Aston Castillo (Jr.): A second-year Shocker and a transfer from Midland College.

Looking Ahead: After the Big O Classic, the Shockers will host their only home tournament of the year, the Grier Jones Shocker Invitational at Sand Creek Station in Newton, Kansas, from October 9-10.


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