March 14, 2016
Taylor and Mulkey Lead Men's Golf at Hargett Memorial
MONROE, N.C. -- The Catawba men's golf team finished 16th at the Hargett Memorial Invitational which concluded on Monday. Wingate hosted the 54-hole event at the 6,725-yard, par-72 Monroe Country Club.
Catawba used a second-round team total of 304 to overtake Benedict for its final finish as both team had 326 totals on Monday. The Catawba Indians had a three-round total of 941. Jordan Taylor (Troy, N.C./W. Montgomery/Campbell) and Tyler Mulkey (Salisbury, N.C./N. Rowan/Charlotte) led Catawba with final scores of 232 and were 67th. Taylor had the best round of the tournament for the Indians with his opening round 73.
Lenoir-Rhyne shot a final round total of 278 to rally past Young Harris to take the team title by a single shot. The 10-under-par team total put the Bears on an 851 total, while YHC had a 286 on Tuesday and carded a 852 total for the three rounds. Lincoln Memorial was third with an 855 score.
Tusculum's Brad Hawkins held on to take medallist honors by one shot over Eli Crumley, of Young Harris. Hawkins had rounds of 67 and 68 on Sunday before a closing round of 73. Crumley rallied with a 68 on Monday.
Next up for Catawba is the Tennessee River Rumble at the Tennessee National Golf Club in Loudon, Tenn., held April 4-5.
HARGETT MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL
1. Lenoir-Rhyne 289-284-278=851
2. Young Harris 281-285-286=852
3. Lincoln Memorial 282-288-285=855
4. Wingate 282-285-291=858
5. Mars Hill 292-280-295=867
6. Queens 295-284-290=869
7t. Newberry 285-296-290=871
7t. Belmont Abbey 296-287-288=871
9. Pfeiffer 292-287-293=872
10. Brevard 285-288-301=874
11. Tusculum 291-293-294=878
12. Coker 297-297-298=892
13. Belmont Abbey B 303-304-296=903
14. Findlay 298-307-304=909
15. Walters State 307-304-307=918
16. CATAWBA 311-304-326=941
17. Benedict 308-311-326=945
|No events scheduled until August 24|