Hope golfer Winton Munch

The Hope College men’s golf team finished 23rd at the 41-team NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday in Greensboro, N.C.

The MIAA champion Flying Dutchmen shot a second-round score of 302 on the Grandover Resort’s East Course for a 36-hole total of 614. They rose five spots from their first-round position but missed the cut for the final two rounds by nine strokes.

Sophomore Winton Munch of Traverse City, Michigan (Central HS), fired a 1-over-par 73 during the second round and led Hope with a total of 150 that tied him for 45th place.

Senior Collin Breit of Muskegon, Michigan (Western Michigan Christian HS), placed one stroke behind Munch in a tie for 57th. He had a second-round 75.

Senior Ben Lewis of Grand Haven, Michigan (Grand Haven HS), shot a team-low 72 on Wednesday to tie for 105th and finish four strokes behind Munch.

Senior Evan Telzerow of Grand Rapids, Michigan (Forest Hills Northern HS), carded a second-round 82 to tie for 114th place and place two strokes behind Lewis.

Senior Ben Lanting of Littleton, Colorado (Front Range Christian HS), had a 79 Wednesday and finished 12 strokes behind Telzerow.