SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Dan Ellis of Negaunee helped the Michigan State University men's golf team win its first tournament of the season, claiming the Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic title.
The Spartans held off No. 38 Houston by one shot to finish the 54-hole tournament at Warren Golf Course at 17-over-par 869 (287-282-300).
Ellis finished in a tie for 28th at 9-over-par 222 (74-71-77). His twin brother Dave, playing without team affiliation, wound up 46th at 228 (76-76-76).