SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Though the fall season for Newberry College men's golf has concluded, sophomore team members Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) and Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) are still winning tournaments.
The duo finished in first place at the Budweiser of Spartanburg Four-Ball Tournament at the Woodfin Ridge Golf Club in Spartanburg, S.C. this past weekend.
The two round tournament featured 18 two-player teams of amateur golfers.
Stanley and Lown were tied for third place after the first day with a score of 69 at the par-72, 7,022-yard course. Just two strokes behind the tandem of Kevin and Kyle Cartledge, Stanley and Lown combined for five birdies on day one.
The second round was owned by the duo from Newberry College. Stanley and Lown combined for a score of 63, 9-under par, and went on to win the tournament by four strokes.
Stanley had a tremendous day with eight birdies of his own on the way to a stroke total of 65 on his own ball. Lown added two birdies in the second round as well.
With the fall season in the books, the final installment of the Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches' Poll was released today. Newberry received nine points; 28 points out of a top-25 ranking.
Newberry completed the fall portion of the 2008 schedule last month tying for seventh place at The Queens University of Charlotte Invitational in Hilton Head Island, S.C. on October 14.
The scarlet and gray finished fifth at the Tusculum Fall Classic in Greeneville, Tenn. on September 30.
Newberry played to a first place finish at The Honda of Columbia Classic on September 13. The scarlet and gray also placed fifth at The Kiawah Island Invitational on September 9 and ninth place at The Coker College Invitational in Orlando, Fla. on September 23.
The Pacers of USC Aiken received 430 points and are ranked number one in the poll.
Fall Four-Ball Presented by Budweiser of Spartanburg
Spartanburg, S.C. Woodfin Ridge Golf Club
Par: 72 Yardage: 7,022
1. Daniel Stanley/Ben Lown 69 63 132 -12
2. T.J. Hines/Josh McMillan 68 68 136 -8
3. Kyle Milner/Kevin Roberts 72 64 136 -8
4. Johnny Jarrett/Mark Arthur 72 68 140 -4
Kyle Owings/Kurt Owings 69 71 140 -4
6. Kevin Cartledge/Kyle Cartledge 67 74 141 -3
Mike Wilson/Kyle Scruggs 71 70 141 -3
8. Aaron Harrison/Bill White 71 71 142 -2
Justin Hornick/Tyler MacColley 72 70 142 -2
10. Louis Hoskyns/Richard Burgess 71 72 143 -1
Joe Williams/Geno Berchiatti 72 71 143 -1
12. Joey smith/Russ Seasock 73 72 145 +1
13. Henry Thomas/Sammy Skinner 70 77 147 +3
Todd Winsted/Mark Pike 73 74 147 +3
15. Olin Patterson/T.C. Stone 74 74 148 +4
16. Lee Fowler/Chris Tapp 77 74 151 +5