GREENWOOD, S.C. - Newberry College senior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) finished off the Lander Bearcat Golf Classic with a second round 69 to go 4-under par and finish second in the tournament. The No. 14 Wolves finished ninth in the classic as a team in the final A-team event before April's Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament.
Lown was 3-under par Tuesday after a 1-under 71 in Monday's opening round to finish as one of four players with a 140 total, just two strokes back of tournament champion Joe Young of Georgia College. UNC Pembroke was the tournament champion with a 574 stroke total.
Newberry shot a second round 296 to finish the tournament with a 586 stroke total. Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) finished the classic tied for 24th after shooting an even par 72 today to finish at a 2-over par 146 for the tournament.
Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) was tied for 38th after a 5-over 149 for the tournament, indluing a 6-over 78 Tuesday. Trey Dennis (Moncks Corner, S.C.) tied for 54th with a tournament total of 151 for 7-over par and Brooks Massey (Lexington, S.C.) ended tied for 82nd with a 13-over par 157.
The Wolves will send a B-squad to the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate in White Lake, N.C., on April 2 and 3 before the A-squad competes in the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament at the Rock Barn Golf Course in Conover, N.C., on April 11 and 12.
Lander Bearcat Golf Classic
Course: Greenwood Country Club
Par - Yardage: 72 - 6,800
|Place||Institution||Stroke Total||To Par|
|1.||UNC Pembroke||291-283 = 574||-2|
|2.||Carson-Newman||288-287 = 575||-1|
|3.||Georgia College||289-287 = 576||E|
|4.||Barton||287-293 = 580||+4|
|5.||USC Aiken||299-282 = 581||+5|
|6.||Queens (N.C.)||292-290 = 582||+6|
|7.||Lander||287-296 = 583||+7|
|8.||Georgia Southwestern||281-303 = 584||+8|
|9.||NEWBERRY||290-296 = 586||+10|
|10.||Flagler||296-293 = 589||+13|
|11.||Mount Olive||297-294 = 591||+15|
|12.||Montevallo||304-293 = 597||+21|
|13.||Coker||300-299 = 599||+23|
|14.||West Georgia||296-304 = 600||+24|
|Clayton State||311-289 = 600||+24|
|16.||Erskine||293-308 = 601||+25|
|17.||North Georgia||299-304 = 603||+27|
|T2.||Ben Lown||71-69 = 140||-4|
|T24.||Matthew Campbell||74-72 = 146||+2|
|T38.||Matthew Killen||71-78 = 149||+5|
|T54.||Trey Dennis||74-77 = 151||+7|
|T82.||Brooks Massey||79-78 = 157||+13|