October 17, 2017
Men's Golf Takes 11th at Ross Intercollegiate
MORGANTON, N.C. – Catawba shot a final round 291, but stayed in 11th place among 13 teams at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Tournament. The three-round tournament finished up on Tuesday at the 6,718-yard, par-70 Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club.
Newberry ran away with the team title, topping Belmont Abbey by 29 strokes. The Wolves increased their lead with a six-under-par 274 on Tuesday. North Greenville’s Evan Gfeller had a 72 on Tuesday and held off three Newberry golfers for medalist honors with a 207 total. Ben Thompson had a final-round 66, but came up two shots short.
Catawba was led by Trey Burton, who’s final round 71 moved him up to 33rd spot with a 225 total. The best finish for Catawba came from Jesse Vensel, who played as an individual. He had a 72 on Tuesday to post a 221 score and place 21st.
This marked the final fall tournament for the men. Catawba will open its spring season on February 15 at the Spring Invite Intercollegiate in Jacksonville, Fla.
DONALD ROSS INTERCOLLEGIATE
1. Newberry 285-280-274=839
2. Belmont Abbey 288-299-281=868
3. Lenoir-Rhyne 285-301-286=872
4. North Greenville 290-291-295=876
5. Coker 287-290-300=877
6. Barton 294-290-294=878
7. Milligan 290-297-295=882
8. Erskine 299-298-295=892
9. Emmanuel 298-296-301=895
10. Anderson 305-299-296=900
11. CATAWBA 305-306-291=902
12. Chowan 316-326-320=962
13. Felician 315-334-320=969
21. Jesse Vensel, 73-76-72=221
27. Mack Sheppard, 74-73-76=223
63. Jordan Taylor, 81-76-77=234
|No events scheduled until August 24|