Site: Charleston, SC
Course: Daniel Island Club (Par 72, 7,358 yards)
Tournament: 2021 Daniel Island Intercollegiate
HPU Team Standing: T7th of 20 teams (302-287-298-887, +23)
Top HPU Individual: Avery Price, T25th (77-71-72-220, +4)
Next HPU Round: Monday, February 28 — at Lake Las Vegas Intercollegiate (Henderson, NC)
CHARLESTON, SC. – The Panthers concluded their fall season with a tie for seventh place in a strong twenty team field in Charleston at the Daniel Island Intercollegiate. The Panthers shot a final round of 298 (+10) to finish in a tie with VCU. Grad transfer Avery Price was the low individual for the Panthers and he shot an even par round of 72 to finish at 4-over for the tournament in a tie for 25th.
Brady Gregor: “Man that was a fun fall and was very close to being very special. We didn’t have our best stuff but we played solid and picked up a lot of wins in this field. I think the team and us all got a glimpse of that when we are on we can compete with anyone. This is a very special group of 10 guys and I am excited to see what they can do in our championship segment this spring. Proud to be their coach. ”
T-25 Avery Price +4 (77-71-72)
T-32 Christian Castillo +5 (77-68-76)
T-45 Gregor Meyer +8 (75-74-75)
T-52 Charlie Barr +10 (73-74-79)
T-83 Stuart Fuller +3 (78-81-75)
Final Round Particulars
The Panthers were led by Price who had the only par or better round of the day for the Panthers with an even par round of 72. Price parred his first six holes of the day before a bogey on the par-5 11th hole. Price responded with birdies on three of his next seven holes to get to 2-under, before two late bogeys dropped him to even. The Panthers second and third counted scores of the days were a pair of 75’s shot by Fuller and Meyer. Fuller had a six stroke improvement from round 2 and was strengthened by twelves pars on his round. Fuller also mixed in two birdies, along with three bogeys and a double bogey to finish at 3-over. Meyer started his round with a birdie on the par-5 6th and a birdie on the par-5 11th. However, Meyer also mixed in bogeys on holes 7, 10, 12, 15, and 16 to also finish at 3-over. The final scorer for the Panthers was Castillo who shot a round of 4-over 76. Castillo was even par through five holes, but had a stretch of 4-over through holes 9-12. Castillo mixed in a late birdie, but another bogey kept him at 76 for the day. The final Panther in action, Barr, shot a round of 7-over to finish with a 79 on the day.
Tale of the Tape
High Point had solid success in par-5 scoring and finished in a tie for 6th in the category in the strong field, tied with #57 South Carolina. The Panthers finished with a 4.92 par-5 scoring average and this helped lift them to their strong finish.
The Panthers will not be in action until the 2022 spring season when they take a trip to the desert of Nevada. The Panthers will compete in the Lake Las Vegas Intercollegiate at Reflection Bay Golf Club in Henderson, NV. The tournament will be a three day 54-hole tournament from February 28 – March 2.