KENNEWICK – The Whitman College men’s golf team opened the fall season with a fourth-place showing at the Fall Kickoff Classic Sunday at Canyon Lakes Golf Course.
The Missionaries shot a 332 on the par-72, 6,630-yard course.
Whitman’s Andrew Welch tied for fifth individually with a 4-over 76, and teammate Daniel Hoffman finished in a three-way tie for seventh with a 5-over 77.
Lewis-Clark State won the tournament, posting a 301. Whitworth finished second with a 309 and the Whitworth B team third with a 314.
The Missionaries next compete in the Culturame Classic at The Reserve Vineyard Course in Aloha, Ore., on Sept. 28-29.