Edin The Way

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Sophomore Johan Edin set the Kampen Course record with a 63 on Sunday.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM
Sophomore Johan Edin set the Kampen Course record with a 63 on Sunday.
PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM

April 17, 2005

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -

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Purdue's Johan Edin had a career-day on the golf course. Too bad, it didn't help the Boilermakers team score one bit. Edin won the 2005 Boilermaker Invitational competing as an individual and Purdue finished second behind Missouri.

The Boilermakers finished 11 strokes ahead of third-place Illinois, despite not counting Edin's score towards the team total. Purdue totaled 869 strokes over the three rounds. It fired a 285 on Sunday.

The Tigers won the event with a final-round 285 and a total of 861.

Edin fired a course-record 63 and tied the school record set by Fred Wampler on April 27, 1949. Edin recorded eight birdies, one eagle and one bogey during his round. He won the event by four strokes over Indiana's Jeff Overton.

Edin totaled 207 strokes over the three rounds, which tied teammate Bobby Bennett for the second-lowest 54-hole total in school history. Bennett posted a 207 during the fall season.

Not to be overshadowed, sophomore Pariya Junhasavasdikul finished fourth overall. He fired back-to-back 70s on Saturday and closed with a final-round 73. Senior Dustin Cone placed seventh after a total of 216. He fired a final-round 72.

Sophomore Peter Richardson tied for 16th overall. He fired a final-round 73 and totaled 221 strokes. Freshman Santiago Russi and Bennett both recorded a 70 on Sunday. Russi tied for 23rd overall and Bennett tied for 38th.

Senior Ryan Masuda, Brandon Lawson and Jonathan Schultz also competed as individuals. Masuda finished tied for 60th after a three-round total of 235. Schultz ended Sunday in 63rd place after a total of 240. Lawson totaled a 231 and finished tied for 53rd.

The event was hosted by Purdue and held at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex's Kampen Course. The course is a par 72, 7,272-yard layout.

Purdue won the 2004 Boilermaker Invitational with a total of 855.

The Boilermakers are in action again from May 6 to 8 at the Big Ten Championships in Madison, Wis.