Men's Golf ACCtion: October 16 - October 18
Oct. 21, 2009
Bank of Tennessee at The Ridges
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. - The 26th-ranked Virginia men's golf team used a solid final round Sunday to finish in third-place at the 15-team Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges. The Cavaliers finished at 1-under 863, just two shots behind Tennessee and Oregon State, who tied for first at 861. The Cavaliers placed ahead of five other ACC schools in the tournament. UVa's third-place showing equaled it previous best finish at the event, recorded in 1999.
The Cavaliers shot 3-over 291 during the final round led by a 1-under 71 by senior Kyle Stough. He moved up to 11th place overall at 1-under 215.
Ben Kohles led the team in scoring for the fourth consecutive event. Kohles shot 1-over 73 Sunday to tie for fifth overall at 2-under 214. It was his fourth top-10 showing this fall.
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – The Virginia Tech golf team shot a total of two-over-par 866 and finished in fourth place in the 12th annual Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges on Sunday. The tournament was played at the 7,147-yard, par-72 The Ridges Golf and Country Club in Jonesborough, Tenn.
The Hokies shot a one-under-par 287 on Saturday following a 290 on Friday. They shot a final round one-over-par 289 for the 866 total.
Junior Garland Green (Tazewell, Va.) tied for second place in the tournament following his third straight one-under-par 71 in Sunday's final round. His three-day total of 213 placed him in a three-way tie for second with reigning ACC Player of the Year Matt Hill of NC State and Darren Renwick of Tennessee seven strokes behind medalist Diego Velasquez of Oregon State.
JONESBOROUGH, TENN. -- The Duke men's golf team fired a third round low score of five-under 283 on Sunday to climb six spots and finish fifth at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate with a five-over 869. Freshman Julian Suri paced the way with a bogey-free 69, while senior Adam Long and freshman Brinson Paolini were also in red figures in the final round.
Tennessee and Oregon State each shot three-under 861s with the Volunteers earning team title honors by virtue of the fifth player's score. The two teams entered the final round tied for the lead and shot matching six-over 294s in the third round. Virginia (-1, 863), Virginia Tech (+2, 866) and Duke (+5, 869) rounded out the top five.
Oregon State's Diego Velasquez grabbed the individual title with a 10-under 206. He finished seven strokes better than a trio of players, Garland Green (Va. Tech), Matt Hill (N.C. State) and Darren Renwick (Tennessee), that finished tied for second.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - Behind senior Brendan Gielow's fifth place finish, the Wake Forest men's golf team finished seventh at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate this weekend at The Ridges Country Club.
Gielow overcame a double-bogey at No. 6 to post his second even-par round of the event and finished the tournament tied for fifth at 2-under par. In four years at the BOT, Gielow has finished no worse than tied for 12th. The Muskegon, Mich., native has also been at par or better in five of his nine rounds this season. As a team, the Deacons carded a 7-over 295 to finish seventh overall in the 15-team field.
Tennessee and Oregon State came into the final round tied for the lead and each team shot a 294 on Sunday to finish deadlocked at 3-under. Tennessee's fifth score of 5-over on Sunday was one shot better than SDSU's fifth score and the Volunteers were declared the champion.
The University of North Carolina men's golf team fired a five-over-par 293 in the final round of the Bank of Intercollegiate at The Ridges for an 877 total to finish in ninth place. Tar Heel sophomore Jack Fields finished in a tie for fifth place after firing a one-over 73 on Sunday.
Fields, from Southern Pines, N.C. finished with a two-under 214 total after carding 71-70 in the first two rounds. Junior Henry Zaytoun III led the way for Carolina in the final round firing a one-under 71. The Raleigh, N.C., native tallied a five-over 221 total to tie for 34th place. Freshman Michael McGowan finished two strokes back with a 223 total. McGowan, from Southern Pines, N.C., carded a 77 on Sunday to post a 46th-place finish. Philip Chauncey, a junior from Durham, N.C., posted a 227 total to tie for 55th after carding a 75 in the final round while Kevin O'Connell, a junior from Cary, N.C., fired a 74 to finish at 229 in a tie for 65th place.
Tennessee and Oregon State both fired final-round scores of 294 to finish at three-under-par 861. Tennessee was declared the champion based on their fifth player's score of 77 vs. Oregon State's 78. Virginia finished two strokes back in third place with an 863 total. Virginia Tech finished fourth at 866 while Duke finished fifth at 867, East Tennessee State finished sixth at 876 and Wake Forest eighth at 875, one stroke ahead of the Tar Heels.
JOHNSON CITY, TENN. – Using its best round of the tournament, the NC State men’s golf team jumped up four spots at finished 10th at the Bank of Tennessee @ The Ridges tournament held this weekend in Johnson City, Tenn. In the final round on Sunday, the Pack had the tournament’s second-lowest team score, even-par (288) which was a nine-stroke improvement for NC State, as the Pack would finish 10th place at 18-over (882).
Junior Matt Hill brought home his top finish of the fall season, as the defending NCAA champion finished in a tie for second place at three-under (213). Hill shot as round of one-under (71) in all three rounds of the tournament, and his round on Sunday included a pair of birdies.
Senior Brad Revell had the top individual round of the tournament for the Pack on Sunday, shooting a two-under (70). Revell’s final round featured four birdies, and he was two-under on the back-nine. He finished in 25th place, three-over (219).
Lincoln Mercury Intercollegiate
Far Hills, NJ- The Boston College men's golf team finished up the fall season by taking second place out of nine teams at the Seton Hall Invitational. The team had a combined score of 603, +27 and their score of 301 on the first day was good for the daily low.
Sophomore Kyle McCartan led the team coming in fourth out of forty-eight competitors at the invitational, shooting a 146, +2. Following McCartan were juniors Craig Kublin (151, +7), Robert DeMaio (154, +10) and Matt Ouimet (156, +12). Closing out the top five for the Eagles was sophomore John Nurczynski who shot a 162, +18.
Boston College finished behind the University of Delaware (600, +24) who finished first, and just ahead of Binghamton University (603, +27) who finished third.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Maryland men's golf team finished in a 10th-place tie at the Memphis Intercollegiate, shooting 13 over par in the final round Tuesday afternoon at Colonial Country Club for a final score of 908.
Andrew Kay shot an even-par 72 in the final round to lead all Maryland scorers, finishing in a tie for 17th place with an 8-over-par 224. Kay improved every round, carding scores of 78, 74 and 72.
John Popeck finished 10 over par, shooting rounds of 75, 74 and 77 to finish tied for 26th place. Tom Hanna III was one shot back of Popeck, finishing at 227 with rounds of 78, 74 and 75. Joey Rice posted his first counted score of the season, shooting 233 (80-76-77). Sean Brannan posted a 239 (78-82-79).