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Furman Golf Finishes Second At Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate

Matt Broome
Matt Broome

Hilton Head Island, S.C. -- The Furman men's golf team tied for the low round of the day with a nine-over 297 to finish in second place in the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate at the par-72 Wexford Plantation Course on Tuesday morning.

The Paladins (+34) finished six strokes behind Georgia State (+28) who captured the team title while Davidson (+39), Louisville (+40) and Presbyterian (+45) rounded out the top five in the 17-team field.

Junior Matt Brown (+7), who finished in a tie for ninth place, paced the Paladins with a final round 73.  Senior Matt Broome (+6) fired a three-over 75 on Tuesday to share fifth place while Austin Reeves (+10) and Greg Carrier (+11) finished 14th and 18th, respectively.

Damon Stephenson (E) of Georgia State used a final round 73 to hold onto individual medalist honors at even par.  Stephenson's teammate Tyler Gruca (+3) placed second.

The Paladins return to action February 26-28, at the John Hayt Intercollegiate in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

 

2 Furman 309 292 297 898

T5 Matt Broome 73 74 75 222

T9 Matt Brown 80 70 73 223

T14 Austin Reeves 76 75 75 226

T18 Greg Carrier 80 73 74 227

T52 J.B. Murphy 82 77 76 235