Davis, Parker Lead Blue Hose to Fifth at Kiawah
KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – The Presbyterian College men’s golf team finished 5th at the Kiawah Classic on Tuesday with an aggregate score of 890 (292, 297, 301). Senior Carter Davis and sophomore Davis Parker finished in the top-20 to lead the team.
Davis (Spartanburg, SC) shot even par on Tuesday to move into a tie for 13th at 221 (76, 73, 72). Just one stroke back, Parker (Augusta, Ga) shot 222 (74, 73, 75) to tie for 16th.
Senior Colt Crymes (Athens, Ga) opened strongly with a first round of even par, but fell back slightly to tie for 31st at 225 (72, 77, 76). Senior William Sigg (Augusta, Ga) shot 226 (73, 75, 78) to tie for 35th.
Junior Samuel Jackson (Pelion, SC) tied for 37th with a score of 227 (73, 76, 78), but he ended his tournament with an impressive 11 pars and one birdie (-1) over the last 12 holes.
The University of South Carolina pulled away to win the tournament title with a three-round score of 864 (283, 286, 295). Marquette’s Nick Nelson held on to win individual medalist honors with a low score of 210 (70, 67, 73).
The Golden Eagles finished runners-up with a score of 886. Winthrop finished a close third (887) with Missouri fourth (888) and PC fifth (890). Charleston Southern claimed sixth (891) ahead of Radford (895), USC Upstate (899), Wisconsin (902) and tenth place Minnesota (904) in the 18-team field. Full results are attached or can be viewed here.
This concluded one of the most successful fall campaigns in program history. Coach Addison's crew finished in the top-5 at every tournament, garnering 1st place at the Pirate Intercollegiate and setting school records at the Springhill Suits Intercollegiate (854) and Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate (582).
The Blue Hose will return to play at the Wexford Intercollegiate from February 17-18.