By Michael Hokanson, Sports Information Assistant
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Georgia College Golf claimed sixth place of the 17 teams after the third and final round of the seventh annual Bearcat Classic hosted by Lander University. The Bobcats scored a total of 888 across the three rounds on the 72-par, 6,800 yard course of the Greenwood Country Club.
Each of the five Bobcat golfers finished round three with scores in the 70s for a total of 301, just slightly higher than the previous round's 299.
Harrison Stewart (Roswell, Georgia) led the team in the tournament, tied for sixth place with six other of the 85 golfers. He scored 76 in round three and ended the tournament with at score of 217.
Second on the team and tied for 21st overall, senior David Sullivan (Woodstock, Georgia) left Greenwood with a score of 222 after he went three over today. Thomas Hodges (Monroe, Georgia) followed Sullivan on the team with 77 strokes in round three and a total of 225, which tied him for the 36th spot.
With a score of 76 after today's events, junior Thomas Knight (Eastman, Georgia) sits in the number four position for Georgia College with a cumulative score of 227. While Matty Hines (Woodstock, Georgia) finished up the team leaderboard at 229, he was the leading Bobcat in the final round posting a score of 74, just two over par.
The Bobcats' next action is at the Peach Belt Conference Championship hosted by Flagler College. The teams will compete at the Wolf Golf Village Slammer & Squire beginning Friday, April 15.
The Georgia College Department of Athletics, two-time winners of the PBC Commissioner's Cup, sponsors 11 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, Bobcat Athletics prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the teams' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Sign up at @GCBobcats on social media for up-to-the-minute reports, and visit GCBobcats.PhotoReflect.com to purchase photo prints from home athletic contests.