Illini men win title; NU, Purdue share crown
Northwestern and Purdue were named Co-Big Ten Women’s Golf Champions on Sunday at the Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort. Illinois won the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships on Sunday, shooting an 11-over 1,163 to clinch its fifth-straight and 12th overall conference title.
The Big Ten Women’s Golf Championships airs at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday, May 8, with the Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships airing at noon on Sunday, May 12.
For the women, the Wildcats and Boilermakers compiled a team score of 884 en route to a share of the title. Michigan State finished third at 889, followed by fourth-place Penn State (900) and fifth-place Indiana (916).
In the men’s event, the Illini bested second-place Minnesota (+20) by nine strokes. The Illini and Gophers were followed by third-place Iowa (+38), while Indiana and Ohio State (+38) tied for fourth.