Three PBC Teams in Top Five at Jay Jennison Cup
ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA – Three Peach Belt Conference men's golf teams were among the top five at the Jay Jennison Cup on Tuesday, hosted by Flagler at the Slammer & Squire Course at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. Young Harris fired two-under-par as a team to finish second while Lander was third and USC Aiken tied for fourth.
The Mountain Lions posted a two-under par 286 in the final round on the par 72, 6,939-yard layout on the Slammer and Squire course at the World Golf Village Young Harris finished the 54-hole event with a score of 862. No. 3-ranked Barry University won the 15-team event with a tournament-record score of 830.
There were six teams in the field that were ranked in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Division II Coaches Poll. Lander, which was ranked No. 20, finished in third at 868, while No. 14 Rollins College and No. 7 University of South Carolina Aiken tied for fourth place at 870. No. 12 Newberry College completed the tournament ay 881 and finished in ninth.
Cam Kellett recorded his second consecutive top-10 finish as he tied for eighth place at 215 after carding a three-under par 69 in the final round. John Bolger and Peter Chung posted top-20 finishes for the Mountain Lions. Bolger posted a 76 in the third round to tie for 14th place at 217, while Chung had a one-under par 71 to tie for 17th at 218. Anton Karlbom narrowly missed a top-20 effort as he signed for an even par 72 and tied for 23rd place at 219. Chad Carter fired a 74 in the final round and tied for 50th place at 225.
The Bearcats finished six shots behind Young Harris with a 54-hole total of 868.
Lander was one of only two teams to have at least four players shoot par or better in the final round as the Bearcats rose six spots on the leaderboard over the final 18 holes.
Jon Parker finished tied for sixth, shooting a 2-under 214 for the tournament. Connor Cull debuted for the Bearcats with a top-10 finish, tying for eighth with a 215 total. Charlie Farrellfinished in a tie for 17th, shooting a 218 on the week.
Maxime Legros and Michael Brodie each shot a 221 to tie for 34th. Garrett Atkinson tied for 74th with a 234.
USC Aiken registered a three-round score of 870. The squad shot 290-295-285 for six-over par, 870. The Pacers tied with Rollins in the 15-team field.
USCA was paced by senior August Lindvall, who finished second at the event. He shot 66-73-70-209. Lindvall finished seven-under par.
Top Kamnark took 17th after shooting two-over par, 218. He recorded scores of 74-73-71.Dan Sheehan finished just outside the top 25, placing 26th. He shot four-over par, 220.
Georgia College finished in seventh place with a team 874. Austin Mancilla led the Bobcats with a two-under 214 and a tie for sixth place. Mancilla shot a 66 in Tuesday's final round. Drew Duffie was tied for 14that one-over 217.
Host Flagler finished in eighth with an 880, six strokes behind GC. Juan Iturra led the Saints with an even-par 216, shooting 72 in all three rounds. Charles Collings was tied for 17that two-over 218.
North Georgia finished 13thafter firing their best team round of the tournament on Tuesday with a 292. Logan Archer led the Nighthawks with a final-round 72 and tied for 55th. Tanner Merck fired a 71 in the final round.
GSW's Norrman Leads PBC Effort at Cougar Invitational with Third-Place Finish
COLUMBUS, GA -- Georgia Southwestern men's golfer Vincent Norrman placed third in individuals to end the AFLAC/Cougar Invitational. In today's third round, Norrman shot his best, going 5-under par 66, landing a score of 207 (70-71-66) to secure his top-5 finish out of 89 players. GSW finished 10th of 17 teams who competed in the invitational held at the Country Club of Columbus.
The Hurricanes placed scores of (288-289-290), going 15 over par with a total score of 867 that landed them in the top-10. Carson-Newman won the tournament with a total score of 843, followed by Florida Southern (846), Valdosta State, (849) Florida Tech (851) and Lee University (862).
Ryan Cahill shot 1-over par 72 (214) in the third round which placed him in a tie for 24th place. Wil Hernandez finished round three going 3-over par 74 (227) for a tied 66th place while Tyler Barker tied for 71st place with a 228. Cole Madison finished 77th with a score of 230.
Norrman was joined by individual's winner Sam Broadhurst (206). Brady Carman (206), Jake Headrick (208) and Michael VanDerLaan (208) all finished top-5.
Tournament host Columbus State wrapped up in 11thplace overall. The two-day tournament was played at the Country Club of Columbus.
Columbus State shot 294 in Tuesday's final round to finish with a total of 871.
No. 16 Carson-Newman took home the top spot after shooting 9-under par 843. Fourth-ranked Florida Southern (946) was three shots back in second place followed by Valdosta State (849), fifth-ranked Florida Tech (851) and No. 24 Lee (862).
Jordan Doull was the low Cougar on the course on Tuesday, carding a round of 2-under 69. Doull picked up a top-25 finish at 1-over par overall. Cole Cruickshank was one shot behind his teammate at 2-over par for the tournament after shooting 74 on Tuesday. The junior ended in 28th place.
Duncan van der Vyver posted his lowest round of the tournament at 2-over 73 on Tuesday. His 14-over 227 total was even with Kyle Lairsey, who shot 78 in the final round.
Preston Wagaman turned in a 79 over the final 18 holes and tied for 61st at 12-over.
Clayton State senior Andres Caballero finished 16that the event. As a team, Clayton State shot a 293-294-298-885 to tie for 14-of-17.
Caballero tied for 16th out of 88 golfers. Over the course of 54 holes he shot a 71-70-71-212 to finish one-under par.
Junior Joseph Kim (Martinez, Ga.) was the next highest finisher in a tie for 58th after shooting a 71-76-77-224. Freshman Javier Gonzalez (San Jose del Cabo, Mexico) followed in a tie for 61st with a 77-73-75-225 and senior Nick Woof (Leighton Buzzard, England) was tied for 66th (74-75-78-227). Senior Fran Hernandez (Cancun, Mexico) rounded things out in 79th (77-80-75-232).