Moc Golfers Finish Ninth At Querencia Cabo Collegiate

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team ended up ninth at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate with a 54-hole total of 897. Freshman Ewan Scott (St. Andrews, Scotland) led the squad shooting six-over par 219.

Scott tied for 14th against a strong field. There were four top 20 programs and eight total ranked in the top 35 country. For the third straight day, he posted the Mocs low round with a 73.

Chattanooga completed its 54 holes one stroke ahead of Ole Miss and Lamar in 10th at 898. It was 14 behind eighth-place LSU.

No. 11 Houston (863) claimed a one-stroke win over No. 1 Alabama (864). Baylor was third (870) just ahead of Kentucky (872) in fourth. The Cougars swept the team and individual titles as Roman Robledo was a wire-to-wire winner shooting minus four (209) ending up one better than the Bears’ Kyle Jones.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) and Davis Bunn ended up tied for 38th at 225. Robb turned in cards of 77, 73 and 75, while Bunn shot 79, 72 and 74.

The Mocs return to the tee next Monday at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate. The event is a two-day, 54-hole tournament with 36 holes starting on Monday.


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