Hendersonville, N.C.—The North Greenville men’s golf team opened up its season in fine fashion on Tuesday afternoon, wrapping up a first place finish at the 2014 Etowah Intercollegiate at Etowah Valley Country Club.
The tournament winner was North Greenville’s Christian Constance, who finished even after 36 holes. Constance was one over on day one with a 73, but tightened up in the second round with one under 71. Tucker MacDonald earned a second place finish after finishing one over for the tournament earning an All-Tournament nod. MacDonald shot a 70 on day one, but struggled a bit in the second round, posting a 75.
Also earning a spot on the All-Tournament team was freshmen Chase Fisher. Fisher was solid in his first collegiate start, shooting a three under 69 on day one, and a 77 on day two. His round of 69 was a tournament best for all golfers in combining both rounds.
Two other players finished in the top 25 for NGU, as another freshmen, Evan Gfeller finished in 15th while Sam Goodnight posted a 21st place finish. Gfeller struggled on day one of his collegiate debut shooting a 78, but figured it out in day two as he posted a 72. He finished six over for the tournament. Goodnight shot a 154 in 36 holes with an individual best 76 on day two.
The Crusaders finished with a 581 team total, including a tournament low round of 290 on day two. NGU shot a 291 on day one as a team. NGU will be back in action next week at the King Fall Invitational on September 29-30 in Bristol Tennessee.