Student golfers bring home Brophy-Xavier Invitational trophy

The Xavier College Preparatory golf team. (submitted photo)

The Xavier College Preparatory golf team. (submitted photo)

Xavier College Preparatory’s golf team won the inaugural Brophy-Xavier Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the newly renovated Grand Canyon University golf course in Phoenix.

Xavier captured the title with a score of 595, outpacing Tucson Salpointe Catholic, 718, Scottsdale Desert Mountain, 720, Scottsdale Notre Dame Preparatory, 750, and Chandler Seton Catholic, 874, according to a press release.

Two Xavier golfers freshwoman Ashley Menne and senior Emily Mahar – tied with the best individual score of 143, of the match. Because Ms. Menne finished with the lower final-round score (69 versus teammate Ms. Mahar’s 72), she was awarded first place honors, the release stated.

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