Bryan Golf Team Finishes 9th In AAC Tournament

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Bryan College men's golf team competed in the AAC Tournament Championship (NAIA National Qualifier) Monday and Tuesday.  The tournament was held at Governors Towne Club in Acworth, Ga.  The teams played two rounds on Monday and then one round Tuesday.  The Lions finished in 9th place with a 991 after scoring a 325 and 322 yesterday and a 344 today.  The Bryan team was voted the Champions of Character for the year by the conference coaches.

Tom Durbin led the Lions as he was the most consistent over the three rounds.

  He shot a 78, 76, and 78 to finish in a tie for 13th place.  Dean Hoare had the best round of any Lions as he scored a 71 in round one.  He shot an 81 in the first round and an 83 in the third round to end the tournament tied in 18th place. Clay Gibby and Justice Murphy ended in a tie for 47th place.  Gibby recorded an 83, 89, and a 90; while Murphy recorded an 83, 86, and a 93.  Colby Roach finished in 50th place after logging an 84, 90, and 93.

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