Elon Men’s Golf in Third to Open Pinehurst Intercollegiate

PINEHURST, N.C. – William Harwood paced the Phoenix shooting three-over par after two rounds and the Elon University men’s golf team is in third place at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate after the first day of action at the Pinehurst Resort’s No. 8 course.


Due to impending weather on Sunday, two rounds were played on Friday at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate. Saturday’s final round will begin with tee times starting at 8 a.m.

Elon is in third place after the first day of competition. The Phoenix as a team finished with a 14-over 296 in the first round and a 17-over 299 in the second round to card a 595 through 36 holes. The maroon and gold is just five strokes behind the leaders Ball State.

The Highlights
Harwood is currently tied for third individually after making seven birdies combined in his first two rounds. He finished with a three over-par 145 and is two strokes behind individual leader Matt Naumec of Boston College.

In addition to Harwood, Philip Loeb shot an eight-over 150 through 36 holes. The sophomore is tied for 14th heading into the final round and is just one stroke behind the top-10 individuals.

Jake Leavitt is just two strokes behind Loeb and is tied for 21st after shooting 10-over on day one. He is also within striking distance of the top-10 on the individual leaderboard.

Charlie May is tied for 37th individually turning in a scorecard of 156. Jared Mactas is tied for 42nd through two rounds and is 15-over heading into the final 18 holes.

Up Next
The Phoenix concludes the Pinehurst Intercollegiate on Saturday. The final round begins with tee times starting at 8 a.m.

Pinehurst Intercollegiate
March 10-11 | Pinehurst, N.C.

Team Standings
1. Ball State (300-290–590) +22
2. Old Dominion (292-299–591) +23
3. Elon (296-299–595) +27
4. Dayton (305-295–600) +32
5. Longwood (299-202–602) +34
6. Radford (302-302–604) +36
7. Marshall (308-300–608) +40
8. Boston College (306-305–611) +43
T9. Morehead State (314-310–624) +56
T9. Belmont (312-312–624) +56
T9. Northern Kentucky (305-319–624) +56
12. Siena (320-318–638) +70
13. Xavier (317-324–641) +73
14. Wisconsin Lutheran (328-329–657) +89

Elon Standings
T3. William Harwood (73-72–145) +3
T14. Philip Loeb (75-75–150) +8
T21. Jake Leavitt (73-79–152) +10
T37. Charlie May (75-81–156) +14
T42. Jared Mactas (84-73–157) +15