NEW ROCHELLE, NY – The Iona College men’s golf program and Head Coach Sean Burke has announced the 2017 spring schedule. The Gaels make two trips down south to North Carolina before taking on courses in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Rhode Island. It all accumulates
From Monday, Mar. 13 through Saturday, Mar. 18, Iona will be in Wilmington, NC for spring training. Soon after, the Gaels compete in the Cape Fear Invitational hosted by Appalachian State at the Cape Fear Country Club in Wilmington, NC.
Beginning on Friday, Mar. 31, Iona competes in the three-day 2017 Manor Intercollegiate Hosted by Longwood at the Manor Golf Club in Farmville, VA. The next week in Coraopolis, PA, the Gaels take on all comers at the 2017 Colonial Golf Classic hosted by Robert Morris at the Montour Heights Country Club.
Iona’s final tune up before the conference championship is the Rhode Island Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island at the Quidnessett Country Club in North Kingstown, RI.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship tournament takes place at Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course in Lake Buena Vista, FL beginning on Saturday, April 22.
Last year the Maroon & Gold placed fourth in the championship. Then freshman Paolo Matti was named the MAAC Rookie of the Year, shooting the best of any first-year student athlete with a 224 (+8).