A strong emphasis on success in the classroom has long been a cornerstone of the Valparaiso University men’s golf program under head coach Dave Gring. Two Crusaders added to the program’s long-standing tradition of receiving academic accolades on Wednesday as the Missouri Valley Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete teams.
The Valparaiso University men’s golf team rounded out the 2017-18 season on Tuesday at Dalhousie Country Club in Cape Girardeau, Mo. The Crusaders exceeded expectations in their first MVC Championship, finishing two spots higher than predicted in the Pre-Championship Poll of the conference’s head coaches.
The Valparaiso University men’s golf team competed in its first day of MVC Championship activity at Dalhousie Country Club in Cape Girardeau, Mo. on Monday. The Crusaders posted the second-best Round 2 score in the nine-team field behind only tournament leader Bradley. Mitchell Wittmann is tied for fifth in the 45-player tournament.
The Valparaiso University men’s golf team was slated to make its annual appearance in the Wright State Invitational on Sunday and Monday, but inclement weather has caused the host Raiders to cancel the event.
Valparaiso University men’s golf coach Dave Gring has announced the addition of veteran golf instructor, coach and teacher Ron Gring to the team’s coaching staff as an assistant. Ron Gring, an accomplished professional golfer during his playing career, brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience and numerous accomplishments and accolades to his role on Valpo’s staff.