GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - The Newberry College men's golf B-squad finished the Tusculum Fall Classic in fourth place after the completion of the second round at the Link Hills Golf Course in Greeneville, Tenn. on Tuesday.
The scarlet and gray shaved nine strokes off the team total from the first round to the second, but were unable to catch host and tournament champion Tusculum College. Newberry shot a team total of 583 (296-287; +15) over two days at the par-72, 6,763-yard course and finished the tournament seven strokes behind the Pioneers.
Individually, Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) earned a top-5 finish with a two round score of 143. Campbell, a sophomore, finished the competition at 1-over par and three strokes behind Tusculum's David Talley (71-69=140; -4), the tournament's individual champion.
Junior Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) finished in 15th place with a 4-over par 146 (76-70) while John Allen Meetze (Chapin, S.C.), also a junior, shot a 149 (74-75; +7) and tied for 22nd.
Freshmen Kevin Britton (Palm City, Fla.) and Trey Dennis III (Moncks Corner, S.C.) were one stroke apart with totals of 151 and 152 respectively. Britton shot a second round 74 (77-74; +9) en route to tie for 28th and Dennis shot a 3-under par round on Tuesday ( 83-69; +10).
Newberry's next tournament will come on October 5-6 at The Cougar Invitational in Columbus, Ga. at the Green Island Country Club.
Tusculum Fall Classic
Greeneville, Tenn. Link Hills Golf Course
Par: 72 Yardage: 6,673
|3.||Lincoln Memorial University||294||288||582||+14|
|4.||Newberry College B||296||287||583||+15|
|7.||North Greenville University||305||300||605||+37|
|10.||Walters State Junior College||304||309||613||+45|
|11.||Spartanburg Methodist Community College||319||301||620||+52|
|12.||Mars Hill College||314||309||623||+55|
T5. Matthew Campbell 69 74 143 +1
15. Stephen Holmes 76 70 146 +4
T22. John Allen Meetze 74 75 149 +7
T25. Brooks Massey** 75 75 150 +8
T28. Kevin Britton 77 74 151 +9
T36. Trey Dennis III 83 69 152 +10
** Indicates an individual competitor.