No. 23 Men’s Golf Records Eighth Place Finish at Royal Lakes Fall Invite

No. 23 Men’s Golf Records Eighth Place Finish at Royal Lakes Fall Invite

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The No. 23 Sewanee men's golf team earned an eighth place finish at the Royal Lakes Fall Invitational this week, hosted by Southern Athletic Association foe Oglethorpe University.

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT
Sewanee Men's Golf: Finished in 8th out of 18 teams (579 | 287-292)
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TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. No. 13 Hampden-Sydney (559 | 278-281)
2. No. 5 Guilford (566 | 280-286)
3. McDaniel (573 | 286-287)
4. Babson (575 | 282-293)
5. No. 12 Oglethorpe (576 | 282-294)
    LaGrange (576 | 289-287)
7. California Lutheran (587 | 285-293)
8. No. 23 Sewanee (579 | 287-292)
9. No. 24 Greensboro (584 | 297-287)
10. Birmingham-Southern (587 | 289-298)
11. York (Pa.) (588 | 295-293)
12. Bridgewater (589 | 299-290)
13. Transylvania (600 | 295-305)
      Ferrum (600 | 303-297)
15. Maryville (Tenn.) (604 | 294-310)
16. Millsaps (615 | 309-306)
Lynchburg (615 | 317-298)
18. Covenant (630 | 318-312)

SEWANEE PERFORMANCES
-Michael Olmsted posted a 141 (69-72) to finish in the top-10 at ninth. The sophomore finished tied for third in Par 4 scoring (3.85) and he finished with eight birdies.

-Tommy Oliver, after carding a 74 in the opening round on Monday, slid up 29 spots with a -4, 68 in the final round to finish tied for 14th with a 142. Thanks to nine birdies in the final round, the senior led the field with 13 birdies.

-Zack Russell (145 | 71-74) recorded four straight birdies on holes three through six in the final round.

-Other results for the team include Grayson Maddox (151 | 73-78) and Woodson Smith (165 | 81-84).

-Gray Matthews (156 | 76-80) and Charles Hargrove (163 | 77-86) competed as individualists.

TOURNAMENT NOTES
-Hampden-Sydney won the tournament with a -17, 559. The team recorded a -10, 278 opening round and was ahead of No. 5 Guilford by two strokes. On Tuesday, H-SC carded a -7, 281 final round to win the event.

-Ben Womack of LaGrange won the event with a 146 (69-67).

-The two-round tournament saw 10 teams in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, five are in the top-25.

UP NEXT
Sewanee will conclude the fall schedule Oct. 21-22 at the Chick-Fil-A Collegiate Invitational.

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