LAKELAND, Fla. - The Newberry College men's golf program, ranked 23rd nationally, finished the 54-hole Matlock Collegiate Classic in 10th place after Tuesday's third and final round.
The scarlet and gray shot a 304 over the final 18 holes to combine for a three round stroke total of 907 (308-295-304; +43) at the par-72, 7,065-yard Lone Palm Golf Club in Lakeland, Fla. The field of 15 teams had to finish the final holes of Monday's second round this morning with play starting at 8 a.m.
Georgia College & State University overcame a first round that placed the Bobcats 12 strokes behind the pace. GCSU narrowly edged out host Florida Southern College by one stroke with a three round total of 863 (291-288-281; -1).
Individually, junior Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) picked up a top-20 placement, tying for 15th place at the end of the final round. Stanley shot a 75 on Tuesday and totaled 221 (74-72-75; +5) strokes for the tournament. Tallying 11 of Newberry's 37 birdies in the tournament, Stanley registered his fourth top-20 finish of the season.
Freshman Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) finished the tournament 9-over par and tied for 27th with a score of 225 (77-73-75). Gruenemeier was responsible for one of five eagles in the tournament.
Sophomore Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) tied for 46th after a three round stroke total of 230 (79-73-78; +14) while Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England), also a sophomore, tied for 53rd with a 231 (78-77-76; +15). Senior Sean Collard (Gauteng, South Africa) tied for 72nd with a 244 (81-81-82; +28).
The individual tournament champion was Joe Young of GCSU. The Bobcat number one shot 6-under par over 54-holes with a stroke total of 210 (71-67-72).
Newberry is in action next at the Richard Rendleman Invitational in Salisbury, N.C. on February 29-March 2.
Matlock College Classic (Feb. 15-16, 2010)
Lone Palm Golf Club Lakeland, Fla.
Par: 72 Yardage: 7,065
|Final Results||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Rd. 3||Total||Relation to Par|
|1.||Georgia College & State University||291||288||284||863||-1|
|2.||Florida Southern College||295||281||288||864||E|
|4||University of West Florida||289||295||300||884||+20|
|5.||Florida Institute of Technology||293||295||297||885||+21|
|6.||Nova Southeastern University||300||292||295||887||+23|
|7.||Saint Leo University||301||291||300||892||+28|
|11.||Columbus State University||307||303||300||910||+46|
|12.||Valdosta State University||311||295||308||914||+50|
|13.||Delta State University||294||313||309||916||+52|
|14.||Clayton State University||299||304||315||918||+54|
Newberry Individuals (Final Results)
|T15.||Daniel Stanley||74||72||75||221 +5|
|T27.||Chandler Gruenemeier||77||73||75||225 +9|
|T46.||Matthew Campbell||79||73||78||230 +14|
|T53.||Matthew Killen||78||77||76||231 +15|
|T72.||Sean Collard||81||81||82||244 +28|