Dalton's Spring Golf Starts In Southwest Georgia

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - by Bob Beavers

Albany, Ga. – Dalton State’s spring golf schedule started Monday and Tuesday at the three round Doublegate Collegiate Invitational at the 7,024 yard Doublegate Country Club in Albany.

The Roadrunners finished tied for fifth with Wallace State (AL) at 916. There were eleven teams in the tournament.

Eastern Florida captured the tournament with a 904; Central Alabama and Darton tied at second (911); Georgia Southwestern University was fourth (914).

1.    Eastern Florida State       289    307    308   =    904

T2. Central Alabama                308    297    306   =    911

T2. Darton                                  303    298    310   =     911

4.    Georgia Southwestern    304    297    313   =     914

T5  Dalton State                       308     300    308   =     916

T5  Wallace State                     301    306     309  =     916

7.    Brewton-Parker               298    309     318   =    925

8.    Abraham Baldwin           310     310     323   =    943

9.    Andrew                              322      317    322   =     961

10. John A. Logan                    319     310    327    =     966

11. USC Lancaster                  320      320    329   =     969

“I saw a lot of good things this week in Albany,” Dalton State coach Ben Rickett said. “We still have little things that we have to work on.”

Chase Jones (DS) finished in a five-way-tie for third at 223 with Brad Gray of Eastern Florida, Andrew Klasing of Central Alabama, Taehyung Kim of Darton College, and Nicholas Ward of Georgia Southwestern University.

Levi Nix was tied for 18th (230), Anthony D’Angelo and Tobias Ebner were tied for 24th (233), and Tyler Mitchell finished tied for 32nd (238).

“It is important to understand the importance of saving every shot you can in a tournament like this one,” Rickett added. “It was a good tune up for this coming week at the Sand Shark Classic hosted by the University of South Carolina-Beaufort.” 

Next Roadrunner golf action will be in The Sand Shark Classic. It will be held Monday and Tuesday, March 10 and 11, at OldField Golf Club in Okatie, SC (between Beauford and Hilton Head).   

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