Gfeller's strong finish propels NGU to tournament title

Gfeller's strong finish propels NGU to tournament title
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Gfeller's strong finish propels NGU to tournament title

Bristol, TN—Evan Gfeller posted the tournament’s best individual score while North Greenville men’s golf earned the overall tournament victory with a two-day total of 562, four strokes ahead of the second place finisher Southern Wesleyan.

The Basics

  • Finish: 1st / 10
  • Location: Bristol Country Club (Bristol, Tennessee)
  • Team Score: (Two Day) 285 / 277 (562)

How it Happened

  • Evan Gfeller teed off his final season as Crusader in style as the tournament’s individual champion. Gfeller turned in two solid rounds of golf, carding a 68 and a 65 to finish with a two-day total of 133.
  • Gfeller defined the phrase “finish strong” this week, rattling off three consecutive birdies on 15, 16, and 17 to help propel the Crusaders to the title.
  • Seth Robertson also had a solid first showing as he reeled in the fourth place finish. Robertson shot a 70 on day one but improved on his total by two strokes on Tuesday to card a 68.
  • Austin Duncan and Chase Fisher were next on the line-up for NGU with 19th and 22nd place finishes. Duncan shot a 74 and a 71 while Fisher stayed consistent, shooting a 73 on both days.
  • Josiah Ledford finished 40th for the tournament with 77 and a 75 for a total of 152.

 Top Five Teams

  1. North Greenville
  2. Southern Wesleyan
  3. Erskine
  4. King (T-4th)
  5. Belmont Abbey (T-4th)

Top Individuals

  • Gfeller brought home the individual title for NGU while Alex Summers of King University finished second. Summers shot a 73 on day one but turned in an impressive performance on day two, shaving off nine strokes to shoot a 62.
  • King’s Robert Wilkinson was the third place qualifier with a two-day total of 137 while NGU’s Seth Robertson brought home fourth.
  • Giacomo Cavadini of Erskine rounded out the top five, shooting a 68 and a 71 for a total of 139.

Next Time Out

  • North Greenville will travel to the coast to play in the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate on October 2nd at the Lion’s Paw Golf Club.