March 23, 2014

Spring Break Recap: 'Canes Finish Strong, Move Up At Bearcat Golf Classic

NINETY SIX, S.C. - The Georgia Southwestern men's golf team posted the sixth-lowest team score on Sunday morning at the 17-team Bearcat Golf Classic to climb two spots from Day 1 and finish the two-day, three-round event in 11th place. Nicholas Ward led the Hurricanes with a 1-under 73 in the final round to finish tied for 19th overall in the 90-player field with a 7-over 223.

Anders Olsson tied for 20th overall for Southwestern at the par-72, 7,133-yard Patriot Golf Club at Grand Harbor, a shot behind with Ward. Fraser Johnston carded a 235. Nick Ray tied for 69th with a 237 and Jungsun Lee finished with a 238.

The Hurricanes finished 41 strokes behind team champion No. 20 Georgia College. No. 11 Columbus State was eight strokes back in second place with a 17-over 881 total. Fredrik Lindblom from CSU edged out Bryan Fox from GC for the individual title as he finished a stroke ahead of Fox with a 5-under 211 score.

GSW returns to the links March 31 for the Buccaneer Invitational hosted by Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla.

2014 BEARCAT GOLF CLASSIC - TEAM SCORES


Rd. 1
Rd. 2
Rd. 3
Total  
(20) Georgia College
295 288
290
873
+9
(11) Columbus State
298 289 294
881
+17
Montevallo 297
294 294
885
+21
Erskine
299 298
292
889
+25
(RV) Clayton State 289 300 303 892 +28
(21) Mount Olive 298 290 307 895 +31
(RV) Newberry 284 311 301 896 +32
(RV) UNC Pembroke
300
303
297
900
+36
Coker 310
289 304
903
+39
(13) Flagler 301
304 308
913
+49
GSW 306 307 301
914 +50
King University
306
307 301 914
+50
Young Harris
305 303 309
917
+53
(RV) Carson-Newman 308
304 308
920
+56
(RV) Lander 313 305 303 921
+57
Belmont Abbey 311 317 306 934 +70
North Georgia 303 313 324 940 +76
           
( ) - NCAA Division II ranking in latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll with RV = received votes

GSW SCORES

Place
Rd. 1
Rd. 2
Rd. 3
Total  
19 Nicholas Ward 76 74 73
223 +7
T20 Anders Olsson 75 75
74 224 +8
T64 Fraser Johnston 78
80
77 235 +19
T69 Nick Ray
77
83
77 237 +21
T72 Jungsun Lee 78
78
82
238 +22

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