Men’s Golf Update – April 3

Young Harris' Anton Karlbom
Young Harris' Anton Karlbom

No. 11 YHC finishes in third place at Tennessee River Rumble

LOUDON, Tenn. | Peter Chung helped lead the No. 11 Young Harris College men's golf team to a third place finish at the Tennessee River Rumble Intercollegiate hosted by Lincoln Memorial University Tuesday (April 2) afternoon.  North Georgia finished in sixth place.

The Mountain Lions shot 291 in the final round at the par 72, 7.018-yard layout at the Wind River Golf Club to finish the tournament, which was shortened to 36 holes, at 587. Tournament host LMU, which is ranked No. 7, won the 20-team event with a score of 580, five better than No. 15 Carson-Newman Unversity.

Chung was named to the All-Tennessee River Rumble Intercollegiate Team after finishing the tournament in a tie for fourth place at two-under par 142. Chung shot an ever par 72 in the final round. Anton Karlbom finished in seventh place at one-under par 143 after posting a four-under par 68 on the final day. Valter Andersson tied for 31st at 150 after a 72, while John Bolger signed for a second consecutive 76 and tied for 39th place at 152. Cameron Kellett shot a 77 and finished in a tie for 61st place at 155. 

Logan Archer and Tanner Merck each finished in a tie for 10th place as the University of North Georgia men's golf team finished in sixth place in the event.

The two Nighthawks each fired final round scores of 71 to climb into the top 10. Merck finished the round with three birdies, while Archer ended with three birdies and an eagle on the par 5 3rd.

North Georgia finished just five strokes behind King for the fifth spot. 

Cougars Finish Regular Season At Argonaut Invitational

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The 22nd-ranked Columbus State University men's golf team wrapped up their final regular season tournament Tuesday with a 13th-place finish in the Argonaut Invitational. The two-day event took place at the Pensacola Country Club. 

The Cougars finished the final round shooting a 305 to give them a three-round total of 899. The host team West Florida (856) took the top spot in the event as the only team to finish under par. Limestone (870) and Montevallo (870) finished in a tie for second place at 6-over. Missouri-St. Louis (876) and St. Mary's (878) rounded out the top five. 

Despite a 13th-place finish as a team, Jordan Doull secured a spot in the individual top-ten, notching himself a sixth place finish at even par for the tournament. The sophomore recorded four birdies on the round en route to a 73, which put him just three shots off pace from a top-three finish. 

Preston Wagaman turned in a round of 77, including his second eagle in the event on the par-five 8th. Wagaman finished with a total score of 223 to put him in a tie for 33rd

Duncan van der Vyver followed suit as he collected his second eagle of the tournament, with both coming on the par-five 14th. He fired a final round of 79 to give him 230 which placed him in a tie for 63rd overall. 

Ronan Kleu had the second best round of the day for CSU as he entered the clubhouse with a 76. Kleu held steady throughout the round scoring a par in 15 of the 18 holes in total. He finished at 232 to tie for 70th

The drop score for the final round was Cole Cruickshank after he carded an 81. At 236 overall Cruickshank was tied for 81st at the end of the event. 

With the regular season coming to an end, Columbus State will now prepare for the Peach Belt Conference tournament which is scheduled to begin Friday, April 19.