BURLINGTON, NC – The Presbyterian College men’s golf team finished sixth at the Elon Phoenix Invitational played at the par-71 Alamance Country Club (6,867 yards). Sophomore James Scott led the way with a 12th place showing.

Scott recorded a collegiate-best round of 65 (-6) on Monday that put him a fourth-place tie entering Tuesday’s final round. He ended the tournament tied for 12th with a collegiate-best 54-hole score of 209 (70, 65, 74) at four-under.

Hayden Ploeger used four birdies an an eagle on hole No. 12 (par-5) to record the team’s low round on Tuesday (-2) and climbed into a 23rd place tie at 212 (73, 70, 69). Cole Patterson (t42nd) shot 217, Carson Spears (t51st) shot 219 and Harrison Fisher (t79) shot 229.

Gardner-Webb won the tournament with a combined score of 830. George Mason’s Eric Edwards, Elon’s Jake Leavitt and UNC’s Jose Montano all tied for medalist honors at 203 (-10).

The Blue Hose will return to play at the Palmetto Collegiate, played at the Camden Country Club, beginning on October 21.

PC                      289  277  291  857
James Scott         70    65    74  209
Hayden Ploeger   73    70    69  212
Cole Patterson     73    70    74  217
Carson Spears     73    72    74  219
Harrison Fisher     75   78    76  229