Golf team struggles in Tennessee: Team struggles together, focuses on individual scoring


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Senior Seth Taylor at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.

Coastal Carolina University’s men’s golf team ended the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate tied for 13th place.

The team did not start the tournament off hot on the first day, shooting 10 over par. This put the team in 14th place at the beginning of the match.

During the second round of the team tournament, Coastal was still struggling to get something going. The team ended up shooting 6 over, remaining at the 14th spot.

In the final round, the team was able to tie for 13th by shooting an even-par to end the Tennessee tournament. Ultimately, the men’s golf team finished the three-day tournament tied for 13th alongside Virginia Tech University shooting 16 over par.

Senior golfer Seth Taylor led the way for the Chanticleers by finishing the tournament with a 1-under-par score, tying him for 17th in individual scoring.

Sophomore Trey Crenshaw finished the tournament shooting 4 over, tying him for 48th in individual scoring. Senior Garret Cooper finished with a 7 over par, while Super Senior Connor Newton similarly shot 12 over. Tyler Gray, super senior, ended with a score of 13 over, which tied him for 80th in individual scoring. Freshman Owen Kim also represented the Chanticleers in the three-day tournament as an individual golfer. Kim tied for 37th in the match with a 2-over- par score.

The University of Cincinnati claimed victory in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate hitting 30 under. Cincinnati vaulted into first place with a shocking score of 15-under on the tournament’s final day.

The CCU men’s golf team will be back in action once again at the Furman Intercollegiate in Greenville, South Carolina on Oct. 22 and 23.