Clayton State Men's Golf Wraps Southern Tide Classic at 6-of-15
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Clayton State men's golf polished off the Southern Tide Classic at 6-of-15 on Tuesday, March 5 following rounds of 289-282-300-871. That was good for a sixth-place finish in the 15-team field at the Green Valley Country Club. Flagler was in seventh place with North Georgia 12th.
Senior Andres Caballero (Mexico City, Mexico) led the Lakers as he tied for 15th out of 75 golfers after shooting a 72-68-76-216 over the two-day tournament. Freshman Javier Gonzalez (San Jose del Cabo, Mexico) tied for 26th with a 70-74-75-219 and junior Nick Woof(Leighton Buzzard, England) deadlocked at 36th (82-68-72).
Freshman Augusto Oliva (Buenos Aires, Argentina) shot a 71-75-77-223 to tie for 38th while senior Fran Hernandez (Cancun, Mexico) rounded things out in a tie for 58th (76-72-82-230).
No. 16 Lincoln Memorial claimed the tournament with an 841 and was followed by No. 19 Carson-Newman and Coker in a second place tie at 859. No. 12/13 Limestone finished fourth at 862 and Queens closed out the top five at 863.
Mauro Baez Flagler as he finished in a tie for ninth place with a 1-under par 213, a career-best for Baez in a 54-hole tournament.
Juan Iturra finished with a 4-over 218. He was one of four players, including teammate Charles Collings, tied for 22nd place. Chun Yan Leong (+12) and Felix Villamil (+21) rounded out the team.
Tanner Merck led UNG with a seven-over 221 in the 54-hole event, while Austen Heider was the low Nighthawk in the final round, firing a 74 on the day. Heider and Logan Archer were tied in the final leaderboard after shooting 224.