HPU Men’s Golf Wraps Up Competition At Wexford Plantation

Posted by Press Release on February 18, 2014 at 7:35 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – The High Point University men’s golf team wrapped up competition at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate on Tuesday. Sophomore McKay Tye carded a 74 in the final round and was HPU’s top finisher at the tournament hosted by Francis Marion in Hilton Head, S.C.

“We showed a lot of improvement in the final two rounds but couldn’t overcome the hole we were in after a rough first round,” said head coach Greg Flesher. “We are better than we showed this week and the guys look forward to redeeming themselves at Davidson.”

USC-Aiken maintained its lead from the first two rounds to win the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate with a cumulative score of 888 (297-296-295). Presbyterian College finished second, Charleston Southern placed third and Radford finished tied for fifth in the team standings. High Point finished 17th at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate.

VCU’s Adam Ball was the individual champion after carding a 66 in the final round to finish with a score of 212 (73-73-66). Presbyterian’s Davis Parker, who led after the first two rounds, finished second with a three-round total of 213 (71-72-70).

Tye was HPU’s top finisher for the third time this season, posting a score of 232 (78-80-74). His third round score of 74 was the best round for any Panther this week. Tye finished tied for 50th.

Sophomore Jay Card made a strong debut for High Point as the second finisher for the Panthers. He also showed improvement in the third round, carding a 77 to finish tied for 58th. He finished the week with a score of 236 (79-80-77).

Freshman Jack Sides carded a 240 (85-74-81) and senior LJ Georgetti finished with a 250 (82-79-89). Sophomore Tommy Dillon rounded out HPU’s scores with a 251 (85-85-81).

High Point is back in action March 3-4 at the Davidson College Invitational at River Run Country Club in Davidson, N.C.

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