MEN'S GOLF RANKED 13TH IN FIRST GOLFSTAT.COM POLE
The North Greenville Men’s Golf Team has been awarded for its solid play so far this fall, as the Crusaders have been ranked 13th in the country by Golfstat.com.
The ranking is the highest in school history for North Greenville, beating the team’s only other ranking of 20th which was awarded in 2010. The Crusaders have also set a school record in team scoring average, earning the 4th spot in the top 25 pole.
Team rankings are earned through solid individual play, and four NGU players have put together a noteworthy fall, all ranked in the top 150 in the country. Christian Constance leads the pack as he is ranked 46th individually, Evan Gfeller who is ranked 87th, Tucker MacDonald who is 119th, and Sam Goodnight who took the 136th spot.
“I have said all along this team has the “IT” factor and identity you look for in championship programs,” remarked Brad Caldwell, NGU assistant Golf Coach. “We are most certainly proud of our accomplishments thus far, but we are absolutely not satisfied. We know we have a lot of work to do to accomplish our goals next spring.”
The momentum for this fall began building for the Crusaders last spring. North Greenville put together a string tournament wins including four championships out the last five tournaments dating back to the 2014 spring. NGU also claimed five consecutive individual champions, and seven of the last 11. The Crusaders will put their new ranking on the line once more this fall, when they travel to Hickory, North Carolina for the NCAA Fall DII Preview, hosted by Lenoir Rhyne on October 27th and 28th.