Griffin Leads GSW Golf to Third Place Finish at Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. - The 24th-ranked Georgia Southwestern men's golf team shot a three-round 885 (+18) at the Bearcat Golf Classic to finish in third place out of 18 teams at the par 72, 6,800-yard Greenwood Country Club.
GSW's third-round score of 289 tied for the second-lowest team round of the tournament.
J.P. Griffin led the Hurricanes as the senior finished in third place in the overall standings with a three-round score of 218, 2-over-par.
Fellow senior Nate Gahman shot a three-round 220, 4-over-par, to finish tied for seventh overall while Matthew Whittaker, 223 (+7), tied for 16th and Andrew Ritchot, 224 (+8), finished tied for 21st.
No. 14 Belmont Abbey earned both the team and individual championships as the Crusaders finished with a team score of 878 (+14) while senior Adam Hedges topped the individual side finishing with a ten-under par 206.
GSW returns to action Monday, April 1, as the Hurricanes travel to Miami Beach, Fla. for the Buccaneer Invitational hosted by Barry University.
2013 Bearcat Golf Classic - TEAM SCORES
|Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Total|
|(14) Belmont Abbey College
|(3) USC Aiken
|(RV) Mount Olive College
|(RV) Barton College
|(RV) Erskine College
|(RV) Clayton State
|(11) Georgia College||312||307||292||911|
|(RV) Newberry College
|(21) Coker College||310||306||301||917|
|(RV) Flagler College||313||323||308||944|
|( ) - NCAA Division II ranking in latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll with RV = received votes|
|Place||Rd 1||Rd 2||Rd 3||Total|