Big Timber golfers start season strong

Big Timber’s Blake Finn is off and running this prep golf season after shooting a 77 to finish second in the individual scores, leading the Herders to earn a team score of 365 points and a first-place finish at the Class B/C Big Timber home golf meet on Saturday, April 1 at Overland Golf Course. 

Huntley’s Colton Hudson had the best individual score after shooting a 76, helping his team to a sixth place finish with 406 points. 

Finn finished the first-nine holes tied with Hudson at 39. But Hudson managed to trim a stroke in the second round to edge Finn and get the win. 

Cliff Weller finished with a 94, Keegan Durfee had a 96 and Carter Brownlee shot a 98 for the Herders.

Josh Neth led Manhattan with an individual score of 82 to help the Tigers to a second-place team finish.

Townsend was third with 388 team points, ahead of Red Lodge (398) and Manhattan Christian (401).

On the girls side, Big Timber’s Tanna Campbell started the girl’s golf season by jumping out to an impressive start, shooting a 43 on the first-nine and went on to finish with a 93 for the lowest individual girl’s score at the April 1 home meet.

Huntley won the girl’s meet with 492 points ahead of Manhattan Christian (504).

Mariah Marquez of Three Forks finished second with a 94 ahead of Olivia Hess of Columbus (106) and Madison Wasson of Harlowton (108).

Madilyn Emter wrapped up two rounds after shooting 117 to take seventh place for the Lady Herders.


By Jordan P. Ingram / Yellowstone Newspapers


Photo courtesy of Sheri Campbell

Sweet Grass County High School golfers pictured from left to right are Cliff Weller, Brandon Schwers, Blake Finn, Keegan Durfee, Carter Brownlee, Tanna Campbell and Madilyn Emter



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