Sept. 15, 2009
Florence, S.C. -- The Furman men's golf team posted a final round 292 to finish fourth at the season-opening Springhill Suites Intercollegiate at the par-72 Country Club of South Carolina on Tuesday.
Easley, S.C., native Daniel Bowden (70-69-74=213) led the way for the Paladins with a ninth place finish while junior Austin Reeves finished 14th on the strength of a final round two-under 70. Senior Garland Ferrell (73-68-74=215) grabbed a share of 17th one-under par 215. Elon's Jayson Judy and Appalachian State's Casey Johnson tied for individual medalist honors at nine-under 207.
Georgia Southern (285-280-282=847) captured the team title finishing two strokes ahead of second place Western Carolina. USC Aiken finished third and Furman fourth while James Madison and Elon shared fifth place.
Furman travels to Newport, R.I., to take part in the Adams Cup of Newport on September 21-22.
4 Furman 290 279 292 861
T9 Daniel Bowden 70 69 74 213
T14 Austin Reeves 73 71 70 214
T17 Garland Ferrell 73 68 74 215
41 Matthew Broome 74 71 74 219
T56 J.B. Murphy 74 74 75 223