Cougars finish sixth at Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The College of Charleston men’s golf team shot 7-over in Tuesday’s final round and placed sixth at the eighth annual Fighting Irish Gridiron Classic held at the Warren Golf Course.
Charleston carded a three-round score of 297-287-291—875 (+23) behind an even-par round from John Jonas and 2-over rounds from Alex Ellis and William Rainey. The Cougars finished six strokes better than Notre Dame (+29), who hosted the two-day event at their home course.
Houston, the only team to play under par for the week, won the team championship with a tournament-record score of 847 (-5).
David Denlinger shot a team-low 79 in the final round of the Rees Jones Invitational to lead Charleston Southern at the Haig Point Jones Signature Course on Daufuskie Island as the Buccaneers finished 12th overall.
Denlinger finished 44th overall in the tournament standings. CSU finished up the tournament with a team score of 950, 86-over par, in finishing behind tournament champion Kennesaw State, who surged past South Florida and South Carolina to take the team crown.
The Citadel golf team completed the final round of the Myrtle Beach Invitational, hosted by High Point, with top honors on the team going to Eraina Manor, who fired a 160 and tied for 16th place.
Manor had rounds of 83 and 77. The Citadel’s Kellie Anderson (79-84—163) joined her teammate as the only Bulldog to fire a round in the 70s, tying for 21st. The pair led the Cadets to a team score of 669 (342-327).
The host Panthers earned the team title with a score of 602 (299-303; +26) followed by Gardner-Webb (618; +42) and Winthrop (619, +43).