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Men's Golf Finishes 11th At Coca-Cola Invitational

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SPARTANBURG, SC – The Presbyterian College men’s golf team finished 11th at the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational on Tuesday with a score of 877 (288, 296, 293).

Sophomore Davis Parker (Augusta, Ga) shot 216 (73, 72, 71) to tie for 28th with redshirt-junior William Sigg (Augusta, Ga) whose 216 (70, 71, 75) was a collegiate best.  Parker, currently ranked first in the Big South stroke averages (72.80), used a final round of 71 (-1) to regain a share of the team lead, a streak that has now reached five tournaments.

Junior Samuel Jackson (Pelion, SC) tied for 49th at 222 (72, 79, 71).  Senior Carter Davis (Spartanburg, SC) tied for 66th at 226 (75, 74, 77) and senior Colt Crymes (Athens, Ga) tied for 70th at 228 (73, 79, 76).  Competing as an individual, freshman Hayden Ploeger (Aiken, SC) shot 225 (74, 77, 74) to tie for 64th.

Parker and Jackson recorded the team’s only eagles of the tournament, both coming on hole number 1 (par-5, 516 yds) on Tuesday.

Lamar used a final round of 276 to claim the team title by four strokes over Elon, 833 to 837.  However, the Phoenix’s John Somers shot 206 (65, 68, 73) to claim a two-stroke victory over a pair of Cardinals golfers.  The host Terriers finished third (840) with Radford fourth (849) and a tie for fifth between TCU and Appalachian State (853).

This was the final tune-up for the Blue Hose before the Big South Men’s Golf Championship to be played this weekend at The Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six, SC.  PC ends the regular season with a conference record of 17-11.

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