Moc Golfers Fourth at BancorpSouth Intercollegiate

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team ended up fourth at the BancorpSouth Intercollegiate hosted by Ole Miss at the Reunion Golf and Country Club Tuesday. UTC’s one-over par 865 was one shot out of third place (Southeastern Louisiana) but 17 clear of fourth (Southern Miss).

Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.) was runner-up firing a career-best eight-under par 208. It is the second second-place finish ( Collegiate) and third top 10 of 2012-13 for Fox.

Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) notched his first top 10 in a team event, second career with a career-low his own at five-under 211. He ended up tied for sixth continuing his impressive play this spring.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) posted another 71 (-1) matching yesterday’s second round total. He tied for 19th at 219. Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) and Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) rounded out the team scoring shooting 229 and 231, respectively. Alex Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) played as an individual carding 243.

Mississippi State ran away with its rival’s event shooting 18-under par 846. Central Arkansas was a distant second at 861, followed by Southeastern Louisiana (864) and the Mocs. UCA’s James Newton won medalist honors. His 10-under total of 206 bested Fox by two.

Chattanooga turns its eyes to championship season now. UTC looks to retain its Southern Conference crown April 21-23 at Ralston Creek Course on Daniel Island, S.C. Fox tees it up at the Georgia Cup match this Thursday at the Golf Club of Georgia against British Amateur Champion Alan Dunbar. The duo then held to Augusta for the Masters April 11-14. will be on hand to chronicle Fox’s week at Augusta National.

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