Elon Men’s Golf Finishes 10th at Golfweek Program Challenge

Posted by Press Release on September 13, 2016 at 7:42 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

PAWLEY’S ISLAND, S.C. – Jared Mactas led the way carding a two-under par 70 in the final 18 holes and the Elon University men’s golf team completed the final round of the Golfweek Program Challenge on Tuesday, Sept. 13, at the True Blue Golf Course.

Jacksonville (275-282-275–832) finished as the tournament champion with a 32-under par (275-282-275–832) three-round score. Elon (284-291-294–869) finished in 10th overall for the tournament.

HIGHLIGHTS
Mactas jumped up the individual leaderboard posting a two-under par round of 70 to move into a tie for 24th overall. He finished the day with four birdies, including three on the front nine. The Woodcliff Lake, N.J. native finished at one-under par (215) for the tournament.

William Harwood also drained four birdies to duplicate his second-round score with a one-under par 71. Making his collegiate debut this week, the Columbia, S.C. native finished tied for 32ndoverall at even par for the tournament.

In addition for the Phoenix, Charlie May posted a 74 (+2), making three birdies in the final round, and finished tied for 45th individually. Jake Leavitt finished 75th overall after carding a 79 (+7) on the final day of the tournament.

UP NEXT
The Phoenix will return to the links, Sept. 18-20, to compete in The Grove Intercollegiate hosted by Middle Tennessee State. The tournament will take place at The Grove Golf Club.

Golfweek Program Challenge
Sept. 11-13 | Pawley’s Island, S.C.

Team Standings
1. Jacksonville (275-282-275–832) -32
2. Campbell (272-287-277–836) -28
T3. Gardner-Webb (278-290-274–842) -22
T3. James Madison (277-281-284–842) -22
5. Mercer (280-283-281–844) -20
T6. Stetson (283-285-281–849) -15
T6. Jacksonville State (281-279-289–849) -15
8. Radford (292-279-290–861) -3
9. Houston Baptist (280-297-290–867) +3
T10. Morehead State Univ. (294-286-289–869) +5
T10. Elon (284-291-294–869) +5
12. Boston College (290-289-291–870) +6
13. Western Carolina (292-288-299–879) +15
14. Valparaiso Univ. (301-286-293–880) +16
15. Tennessee Tech (295-296-295–886) +22
16. Xavier (303-300-298–901) +37

Elon Individuals
T24. Jared Mactas (72-73-70–215) -1
T32. William Harwood (74-71-71–216) E
T45. Charlie May (71-73-74–218) +3
75. Jake Leavitt (82-74-79–235) +19
80. Philip Loeb (67-DNP-DNP–WD)


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