Men's Golf places eighth at Richard Rendleman InviteFebruary 28, 2017
SALISBURY, N.C. – The Brevard College Men’s Golf team shot a 299 on day two of the Richard Rendleman Invite to finish in eighth place overall at the tournament hosted by Catawba College.
The tournament was held at Country Club of Salisbury and consisted of thirteen teams, including nine South Atlantic Conference teams. Brevard finished ahead of three of the teams from the league.
After shooting a 304 on day one, the Tornados fought back to shoot a 299 in the final round, for an overall score of 603 for the tournament. Lincoln Memorial battled back after starting the final day in fifth place to capture the tournament win. The Railsplitters shot a 285 for day two to help reach an overall score of 581 and 13 over-par to win the Richard Rendleman Invite. Queens matched their score from day one, shooting 291 in the final round to finish in second place. Coker and North Greenville tied for third place, finishing 15-over-par in the tournament.
Lenoir-Rhyne’s Brad Robinson would be the overall individual winner. Robinson turned in a 68 scorecard on day one and a 70 for the final round, for an overall score of 138, and four-under-par. John McFadyen of Queens finished the tournament as the runner-up, scoring one-under-par, with a two-day total of 141. Tyler Harvey of Lincoln Memorial and Jonathan Noble of Queens tied for third place, shooting even par, with a two-day total of 142.
Luis Vega (Madrid, Spain) posted the top score for the Tornados, finishing in a tie for 16th place. Vega finished the final round of golf with a 71, to help lead to a two-day total of 147, shooting five-over-par. Oskar Lundgren (Umea, Sweden) shot a 149, throughout both days of competition, posting a 73 on the scorecard during the final round. After turning in the Tornados’ low score on day one, Sebastian Strehl (Asperg, Germany) shot a 79 in the final round. Paul Calac (Valley Center, Calif.) and Steffen Heckele (Oberndorf, Germany) rounded out Brevard’s top five. Calac shot a two-day total of 155, and Heckele posted a 160.
The Tornados will have a month off from competition before traveling to the Greenwood Country Club for the Bearcat Golf Classic on March 27 and 28. Brevard’s B team will travel to the Link Hills Golf Club on March 25 and 26 for the Tusculum College Invitational.