Men's Golf Finishes 13th At United States Collegiate Championship
ALPHARETTA, GA. -- Coastal Carolina's men's golf team had an up-and-down round and finished 13th at the United States Collegiate Championship, Mar. 26. The three-day, 54-hole tournamen is being played at The Golf Club of Georgia (Par 72 - 7,017 yards) in Alpharetta, Ga., Mar. 24-26. There were 14 teams in the field ranked in the top 50 in the nation, according to Golfstat, including eight in the top 10.
Coastal had a round with numerous highs and lows, with the team combining for 21 birdies, 26 bogeys and two double bogeys, but still posted its best 18-hole score of the tournament with a 6-over 294 to finish at 902. No. 5 Southern California won the tournament with a three-round total of 864 with No. 6 Oklahoma State three shots behind in second at 867. Top ranked Alabama rounded out the top three at 872.
CCU was led by freshman Tripp McAllister, had a 1-over 73 in the final round to finish at 4-over 220, good for a tie for 21st. Sophomore Dan Obremski was next at 228, tying for 48th. Oklahoma State's Trent Leon took home individual honors at 8-under 208, one shot ahead of teammate Rickie Fowler and Southern Cal's Jamie Lovemark at 209.
The Chanticleers are baxk on the course quickly, as they have added a dual match against No. 3 UCLA, Fri. Mar. 28 at 1 p.m. The dual will be played at TPC of Myrtle Beach in Murrells Inlet, S.C., Coastal's home course and host of the annual General Jim Hackler Championship.
Team Results (Golfstat Ranking) Scores 1. Southern California (5) 294-287-283=864 2. Oklahoma State (6) 292-294-281=867 3. Alabama (1) 294-289-289=872 4. Georgia Tech (7) 296-290-289=875 5. Florida State (12) 291-301-285=877 6. Texas A&M (28) 304-293-284=881 7. UCLA (3) 290-298-294=882 8. Georgia State (48) 298-296-289=883 9. Georgia (2) 302-298-286=886
10.Charlotte (4) 304-297-288=889
11. Stanford (9) 310-301-286=897
12. East Tennessee St. (27) 294-306-299=89913. Coastal Carolina (46) 302-306-294=902
14.Texas (43) 313-300-303=916 15. Brigham Young 312-313-295=920