Seventh Place Finish

Photo Courtesy of Tennessee Tech
Photo Courtesy of Tennessee Tech

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont men's golf team finished in seventh place at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate held this week at Sevierville Golf Club in Sevierville, Tennessee.

On a beautiful spring day, the Bruins shot a team score of 296 to finish in seventh place with a mark of 888.  Carson Newman captured the team championship with a score of 847.  Lincoln Memorial placed second at 872, while Evansville was third at 877. 

Two Belmont golfers finished among the top-20.  Freshman McCullough Pickens carded a one-under par 71 to finish in a tie for ninth place with a score of 216.  He finished 11 shots behind medalist, Jake Headrick of Carson Newman (205).  It was Pickens' third top-10 finish of the season and second in the spring.  Redshirt freshman Win Temple placed 20th at 222 after shooting a 75 in the final round.

Other Belmont scores included: sophomore Daniel Booker (T-26, 226), redshrt junior Logan Matthews (T-32, 228), and freshman Nate Thomson (T-40, 230).

Sophomore Parker Buck competed as an individual and tied for 17th place at 221.

The men's golf team will be back in action on March 31-April 2 at the Mason Rudolph Championship, held at the Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tennessee.