Men's Golf News Archives
April 19, 2016
Numpituckchaikul takes 9th, King 5th at conference championship
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team closed their season with a round of 300 in the final round of the Conference Carolinas Championship. King finished the tournament with a stroke total of 897, giving the Tornado a fifth place finish. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul led King with a ninth place finish.
April 18, 2016
King has three in top 10 going into conference championship final round
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team started play at the Conference Carolinas Championship on Sunday, and the Tornado are in third place following Monday’s second round with one round remaining. The Tornado improved on a first round of 306 to shoot 291 in the second round and go into the final round with a total of 597. Mathias Bunaes leads the way for King as he is in seventh place going into the third round.
April 17, 2016
Numpituckchaikul and Wilkinson selected All-Conference Carolinas
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Conference Carolinas Men’s Golf Championship started on Sunday, and Sunday night the league announced their All-Conference Carolinas performers. Both Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Robert Wilkinson were recognized for their great seasons for the Tornado.
April 8, 2016
Four King golfers named academic all-conference
BRISTOL, Tenn. - As the 2016 season is nearing its end the Conference Carolinas have announce their Academic All-Conference Team for Men's and Women's Golf. The conference and its member institutions stress the importance of "Academics and Athletics Working Together" and the student-athletes named to Academic All-Conference teams are those who best represent this value. Two member from each the King University women's and men's golf teams have been recognized among the lists of 18 athletes.
March 29, 2016
King climbs leader board in final day of Bearcat Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men's golf team posted a strong finish in day two of the Lander Bearcat Classic that would jump them four spots up on the leaderboard. The Tornado climbed up the leaderboard after they finished day one sitting in ninth place overall and completed the tournament earning a fifth place finish. The Tornado were led by Leennawat Numpituckchaikul earning a top ten individual finish.
March 28, 2016
Numpituckchaikul leads King in opening rounds of Bearcat Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened play at the Lander Bearcat Open with a pair of solid rounds. The Tornado opened with a score of 300 and followed it with a total of 291 in the second round and are in ninth place with a tournament total of 591. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul leads the Tornado and is in 11th place with one round remaining.
March 22, 2016
Tornado complete Cliffs Intercollegiate in fourth
TRAVELERS, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team closed out the Cliffs Intercollegiate golf tournament landing a fourth place finish. The Tornado climbed up the leaderboard after they finished day one sitting in seventh place overall. Leenwat Numpituckchaikul led the Tornado earning a top ten finish.
March 14, 2016
Sripatrprasite tabbed Conference Carolinas Men's Golfer of the Month
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time this year, a King University men’s golfer has been selected Conference Carolinas Golfer of the Month. Following his 14th place finish at the end of February, Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite garnered honors from the league.
March 1, 2016
King finishes 8th at Richard Rendleman Invite
SALISBURY, N.C. – Concluding the Richard Rendleman Invitational, the King University men's golf team took an eight place finish shooting a combined 612 in two rounds of play. The Tornado were led by Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite who finished in the top 20 golfers.
February 29, 2016
Tornado in 8th after first day of Richard Rendleman Invite
SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened their second tournament in as many weeks by shooting 307 in the first round of the Richard Rendleman Invitational. The Tornado are in eighth place, and were led by Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite and Sam Hobday led King in the first round.
February 23, 2016
Tornado conclude Newberry Invitation in 10th
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Concluding the Newberry Invitational after three rounds of play, the King University men's golf team matched their second round score of 307. With a total of 928 the Tornado finished in 10th place led by Leenawat Numpituckchaikul placing 13th overall.
February 22, 2016
Tornado in 10th after first day of Newberry Invite
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – In the first two rounds of the spring, the King University men’s golf team improved on their score as they shot 314 in the first round of the Newberry College Invitational before carding a 307 in the second round. Their total of 621 has the Tornado in 10th going into Tuesday’s final round.
October 20, 2015
King takes 10th in final fall tournament
FLORENCE, Ala. – The King University men’s golf team turned in a solid final round at the TVA Credit Union Invitational on Tuesday, carding a 295 to finish the tournament 10th with a three round total of 905. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul led the Tornado, finishing 20th and matching his career low round on Tuesday.
October 19, 2015
March leads King in first two rounds of TVA Credit Union Invite
FLORENCE, Ala. – The King University men’s golf team started their final tournament of the fall with a score of 314 in the first round of the TVA Credit Union Invitational. The Tornado improved in the afternoon to card a 298 and are in 12th with one round remaining with a stroke total of 612.
October 13, 2015
Tornado take 10th at State Farm Intercollegiate
TAZWELL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team closed the State Farm Intercollegiate with another consistent round on Tuesday, shooting 304 at Woodlake Golf Club. The Tornado ended the tournament with a score of 896, placing them 10th and were led by Kesley March and Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite.
October 12, 2015
Sripatrprasite leads King in first two rounds of State Farm Intercollegiate
TAZWELL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team nearly turned in the low round of the season in the second round of the State Farm Intercollegiate when they shot 290. Along with their second round score, King shot 302 in the first round and are in ninth with a score of 592 with one round remaining.
September 29, 2015
Tornado take third at the King University Invite
BRSITOL, Tenn. –Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Robert Wilkinson ended the rain-shorted King University Invitational in a three-way tie for first for the King University men’s golf team. However, the pair finished second and third due to the tiebreaker. Overall the Tornado shot 289 and finished third.
September 28, 2015
Tornado duo on top of leaderboard after King Invite first round
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team opened play at their home tournament at the Country Club of Bristol on Monday and their first team posted a team score of 289 while the second team shot 294. The Tornado were led by Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Robert Wilkinson posted the low score in the first round, each tied for first after each carding 68.
September 15, 2015
Tornado take 15th at Kiawah Island Invitational
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team showed consistency in their first tournament of the season, the Kiawah Island Invitational, shooting 302 in the first round and followed it with a 303 in the final round. The Tornado ended the tournament in 15th place with a two-day total of 605 and were led by Sam Hobday.
September 14, 2015
Hobday leads King in first round of Kiawah Island Invite
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team started their 2015-16 season at the Kiawah Island Invitational where they shot an opening round of 302. Sam Hobday led the Tornado with a round of two-under, landing him in a tie for fifth.
September 10, 2015
Mix of youth and experience ready for season opener
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team finished last season on a high note and head coach Brian Kamm hopes the Tornado pick up this season where they left off a season ago. Kamm will have to replace some firepower from last season, but he returns two of his top three performers that should help led the team in 2015-16.
July 22, 2015
Maietta, Scott named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the second straight year, King University men's golfer Ross Maietta has been named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar that the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced on Wednesday. This year Maietta was joined by John Scott who earned the honor for the first time. Maietta and Scott aretwo of 91 NCAA division II golfer to earn the distinction, and in all 206 golfers were named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars.
April 21, 2015
Maietta takes individual title, King 2nd at Conference Carolinas Champs
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – For the first time since joining Conference Carolinas, King University has a men’s golf conference champion. Senior Ross Maietta came from behind to take the individual title by two strokes with a tournament total of 213. Maietta nearly led the Tornado back to take the team title, but King came up just short, finishing second with a tournament total of 878 after their final round of 292.
April 20, 2015
King moves up to 2nd after two rounds of CC Championship
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team moved up the leaderboard in the second round of the Conference Carolinas Championship after shooting 294. The Tornado are in a tie for second with a tournament total of 586, five shots back of leaders Limestone College. Ross Maietta led the charge, shooting two-under in the second round, and moving up to second on the leaderboard.
April 20, 2015
Numpituckchaikul named All-Conference Carolinas
BRISTOL, Tenn. – At Tuesday night’s banquet at the Conference Carolinas Championship, the league announced their all-conference award winners and King University’s men’s golfer Leennawat Numpituckchaikul was honored for the second straight year. This year Numpituckchaikul garnered second team all-conference honors after earning five top 15 finishes.
April 19, 2015
Gouge leads King in opening round of CC Championship
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – In a round that was played in heavy rain, the King University men’s golf team turned in a solid opening round at the Conference Carolinas Championship. The Tornado shot 292 in the first round, landing them six shots back in third place. All five of King’s golfer carded rounds of 76 or better.
April 13, 2015
Seven Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the spring season coming to an end, Conference Carolinas has announced their golf academic all-conference honorees. The Tornado three women and four men selected, for a total of seven.
April 7, 2015
King takes fourth at Trojan Invitational
GOLDSBORO, N.C. – Coming into the final round of the Trojan Invitational, the King University men’s golf team was in seventh place, and the Tornado climbed the leaderboard in the final round. King posted a final round score of 297, finishing with a total of 891 to finish in fourth place.
April 6, 2015
Numpituckchaikul leads King in first two rounds of Trojan Invite
MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team returned to the course with two rounds at the Trojan invitational on Monday. The Tornado shot 306 in the first round and followed it with a 288 in the second round, landing King in seventh place with a stroke total of 594 with one round remaining.
March 31, 2015
Lowe, Numpituckchaikul recognized by Conference Carolinas, Lowe by TWSA
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Following a great week, King University softball pitcher Morgan Lowe was named Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Week as well as Tennessee Sportswriters Association (TSWA) Pitcher of the Week. Along with that, men’s golfer Leennawat Numpituckchaikul garnered Conference Carolinas Men’s Golfer of the Month for the second half of March after is first career win.
March 24, 2015
Tornado takes 12th at Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men's golf team completed the Lander Bearcat Golf Classic with a 12th place finish. The Tornado was in second place after a first round of 285, but dropped to 11th after carding a 293 in the second and ultimately fell to 12th with a three-round total of 875.
March 23, 2015
Tornado in 11th after two rounds of Bearcat Invite
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team stayed hot in the first round of the Bearcat Invitational, but they cooled off in the second round. The Tornado were in second place after a first round of 285, but dropped to 11th after carding a 293 in the second. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul came within one of the school record with a first round of 67, and is tied for third with a two round score of 139.
March 17, 2015
Numpituckchaikul wins Hargett Memorial Invite, King takes sixth
MONROE, N.C. – Leennawat Numpituckchaikul slept on a one stroke lead at the Hargett Memorial Invitational hosted by Wingate University going into the tournament’s third and final round on Tuesday. The junior didn’t feel the pressure as he went out and posted another round under par, his third of the tournament, finishing as individual medalist by two strokes with a score of four under par. He led the Tornado to a sixth place finish of 15 teams with a three round total of 896 after their final round of 300.
March 16, 2015
Numpituckchaikul leads Hargett Memorial Invite after two rounds
MONROE, N.C. – Playing their first tournament in a month, the King University men’s golf team sits in seventh place after two rounds of the Hargett Memorial Invitational. The Tornado carded a 299 in the first round and followed it with a 297 in the second round for a total of 596. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul not only leads King, but he also leads the tournament with a score of three under par with one round to play.
March 1, 2015
Richard Rendelman Invite canceled, King adds Wingate Pinehurst Challenge
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team was slated to play in the Richard Rendelman Invitational hosted by Catawba University on Monday and Tuesday, but the tournament has been canceled due to weather. To replace the tournament, King has added the Wingate Pinehurst Challenge on March17-18 at Monroe Country Club in Monroe, N.C.
February 17, 2015
Tornado take 9th at spring opener
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – In their opening tournament of the spring, the King University men’s golf team posted a 306 in the second round of the Newberry Invitational and followed it with a 308 in the third round at the Kiawah Island Ocean Course. In total King shot 943 in the tournament, finishing ninth of 18 teams, and were led by Leennawat Numpituckchaikul who finished 15th.
February 16, 2015
King opens the spring season at Kiawah Island Ocean Course
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened their spring season at the Kiawah Island Ocean Course on Monday. Only one of the two scheduled two rounds was completed due to darkness and the Tornado shot 329 in the first round and are in 12th place of 18 teams.
October 28, 2014
Tornado completes fall with 11th place finish
CONOVER, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team closed their fall season Tuesday afternoon in Canover, N.C. at the Rock Barn Intercollegiate. After posting a first round score of 310, the Tornado improved in the second round with a score of 308 finishing in 11th as a tea
October 27, 2014
King in 10th after first round of Rock Barn Intercollegiate
CONOVER, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened their last event of the fall with a solid round of 310 in the first round of the Rock Barn Intercollegiate. The Tornado were led by Mathias Bunaes and are in 10th place of 21 teams with one round remaining.
October 7, 2014
Kremer, Numpituckchaikul named SAAC Student-Athletes of the Month
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee has named their student-athletes of the month for the month of September. Both Summer Kremer and Leennawat Numpituckchaikul have gotten off to great starts to their 2014-15 season’s, earning the first SAAC Student-Athlete of the Month honors.
October 7, 2014
Bunaes leads King at Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team looked to reach new levels after finishing the King Invite in third. Mathias Bunaes helped lead King to a two-round total of 590 after shooting 294 in the second round to take an 11th place finish at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate.
October 6, 2014
Tornado card 296 in first round of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
SUNSET BEACH, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team turned in a solid first round where their team of five all finished within one stroke of each other in the first round of the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate. However, the Tornado are in 10th place of 19 teams after posting a first round team score of 296.
September 30, 2014
Tornado take third at King University Invite
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team improved on their first round score, and moved up the leaderboard to finish third at their own King University Invitational. The Tornado shot 282 in the second round to finish with a stroke total of 568. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul paced King, taking fourth after shooting a two-under 68 in the final round.
September 29, 2014
Bunaes shoots 67 to lead King in first round of King Invite
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team took to their home course, the Country Club of Bristol, and posted a 286 in the first round of the King University Invitational. The Tornado are in fourth place after the first day, and were led by Mathias Bunaes who carded a 67.
September 16, 2014
Tornado finish 18th at lightning shortened Kiawah Island Invite
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team had an eventful day as they tried to complete the Kiawah Island Invitational. However, the weather didn’t cooperate as there were a couple of lightning delays before the second round was canceled. The final scores reverted to the first round scores where King shot 307, placing them 18th.
September 15, 2014
Tornado shoot 307 in season-opening round
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened the season at the Kiawah Island Invitational on the Ocean Course against a very tough field that features six top-25 teams. The Tornado posted a 307 in the first round and are in 18th place after the first of two rounds.
September 11, 2014
Experienced Tornado ready to kickoff 2014-15 season
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team looks to rebound from their 2013-14 season after taking fifth at the Conference Carolinas Championships. King will be very experienced this coming year, returning their top four from a season ago who will all have the same goal, a Conference Carolinas championship.
July 24, 2014
Maietta earns Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar status
BRISTOL, Tenn. – During the summer months, many coaches associations had out awards for student-athletes in that sport, and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced their Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar athletes earlier this week. King University’s men’s golfer, Ross Maietta was one of 75 NCAA Division II golfers that earned the distinction.
April 15, 2014
King, Numpituckchaikul take 5th at rain-shortened CC Championships
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – With rain falling in Greensboro area, the final round of the Conference Carolinas Men’s Golf Championships has been cancelled, meaning the second round scores are final. The Tornado finished the tournament in fifth with a stroke total of 597, and were led by Leennawat Numpituckchaikul who also took fifth.
April 14, 2014
Tornado move up CC leaderboard with round of 289
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team, along with Leennawat Numpituckchaikul moved up the leaderboard in the second round of the Conference Carolinas Championships on Monday. The Tornado posted a score of 289, to move into fifth place with one round remaining while Numpituckchaikul moved into fifth place on the individual leaderboard.
April 14, 2014
Numpituckchaikul named third team all-conference
BRISTOL, Tenn. – For the first time in his career, King University men’s golfer, Leennawat Numpituckchaikul has earned postseason recognition from Conference Carolinas. The sophomore has been nothing short of consistent this season, garnering third team all-conference honors.
April 13, 2014
Tornado in sixth after opening round of conference championships
BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men’s golf opened play at the Conference Carolinas Championships, and posted a first round score of 308. The Tornado are in sixth place, and were led by Leennawat Numpituckchaikul who is in 10th with two rounds remaining.
April 7, 2014
Four Tornado golfers named academic all-conference
BRISTOL, Tenn. – With the Conference Carolinas Championships coming up next week, the league announced their men’s and women’s golf academic all-conference honorees. Three of the Tornado women’s golfers were honored and one member of the men’s team earned recognition.
April 1, 2014
Bunaes takes 8th, King 5th at Cliffs Intercollegiate
GREENVILLE, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team improved on their first round score at the Cliffs Intercollegiate with a second round of 298 to place fifth with a total of 604. Mathias Bunaes led the Tornado with an eighth place finish.
March 31, 2014
Tornado in sixth after first round of Cliffs Intercollegiate
GREENVILLE, S.C. – In their final tournament before the Conference Carolinas Championships, the King University men’s golf team shot 306 in the first round of the North Greenville Cliffs Intercollegiate. The Tornado are in sixth place after the first round, and were led by Mathias Bunaes who is in 12th place.
March 23, 2014
Maietta leads King to 11th place finish
NINETY SIX, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team finished in a tie for 11th place at the Lander University Bearcat Golf Classic over the weekend, propelled by a pair of strong individual performances in the three-round, two-day format.
March 22, 2014
Bunaes in sixth after first round at Lander
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team opened play at the 2014 Lander University Bearcat Golf Classic with a pair of strong individual performances in the first round that will leave two Tornado golfers in contention for top-10 finishes over the final 18 holes.
March 4, 2014
King shoots best round of season, places fourth
SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University men’s golf turned in their best round of the season in the final round of the Richard Randleman Invitational, carding a 286. The Tornado finished fourth in the 18-team tournament, only three strokes behind the tournament’s winner, Limestone College. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul led King with a seventh place finish.
March 3, 2014
King sixth after first day of Richard Randleman Invite
SALISBURY, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team took to the course again on Monday at the Richard Randleman Invitational and turned in a solid performance in the 18-team field. After the first round, King is in sixth place after shooting 315. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Taylor Gouge both shot 76 to lead the Tornado.
February 11, 2014
Tornado finish 13th in first spring event
FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. – The King University men’s golf team wrapped up play at the Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate on Tuesday, and finished 13th of 15 teams at the event. The Tornado posted a round three score of 303, and a tournament score of 903.
February 10, 2014
Tornado 11th after first day of Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate
FLEMING ISLAND, Fla. – The King University men’s golf team competed at the Spring Kickoff Intercollegiate on Monday, sitting in 11th position of 16 teams heading into Tuesday’s final round. Teams played two rounds on Monday and will play one round Tuesday in the 54-hole format.
October 29, 2013
Tornado finish sixth at Rock Barn Intercollegiate
CONOVER, N.C. – After shooting an opening-round 308 at the Rock Barn Intercollegiate on Monday, the King University men’s golf team shot a 309 on Tuesday to finish in sixth place with a 617 for the tournament. Freshman Cody Boyer led the Tornado with a 15th place finish.
October 28, 2013
Tornado in sixth after first round of Rock Barn Intercollegiate
CONOVER, N.C. – With the fall season winding down, the King University men’s golf team shot a 308 in the first round of the Rock Barn Intercollegiate, putting them in sixth place. Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Cody Boyer paced the Tornado, each carding 75.
October 1, 2013
Tornado finish 5th at King University Invitational
BRISTOL, Tenn. – King’s Ross Maietta paced the Tornado in the King University Invitational Monday and Tuesday, shooting a three-over par 143 to take sixth place overall in the event. The Tornado shot a second round 288 for a tournament total of 581 to finish fifth of nine teams.
September 30, 2013
Tornado shoot 293 in KU Invite first round
BRISTOL, Tenn. – After a couple weeks off, the King University men’s golf team started their home tournament, the King University Invitational, with a team score of 293. The Tornado are in fifth place after the first of two rounds, and were led by Cody Boyer’s 72.
September 17, 2013
King finishes 14th at Kiawah Island Invite
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team wrapped up play at the Kiawah Island Invitational on Tuesday with a second round score of 314 in tough conditions. The Tornado posted a tournament score of 613 to place 14th in the field of 17 teams.
September 16, 2013
Tornado shoot 299 in first round of Kiawah Island Invite
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team turned in their best round of the season on Monday in the first round of the Kiawah Island Invitational. The Tornado posted a team score of 299 while Leennawat Numpituckchaikul carded a two-under par 70 to lead the team.
September 10, 2013
Tornado finish 12th at season opening tournament
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf team wrapped up their season opening tournament with a team score of 306 in the second round of the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate. The Tornado had a tournament score of 615 to place 12th while Leennawat Numpituckchaikul carded a second round of even-par 72 to finish ninth in field of more than 90 golfers.
September 9, 2013
Numpituckchaikul leads Tornado in Smoky Mountain first round
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. –The King University men’s golf team opened their season on Monday at the Smoky Mountain Intercollegiate hosted by Carson-Newman University. The Tornado carded a 309 in the first round, and were led by sophomore Leennawat Numpituckchaikul who shot a 74.
September 3, 2013
Experience to lead Tornado in 2013-14
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The 2012-13 season may have come to a disappointing end, but the King University men’s golf team still had a successful campaign, winning two tournaments and finishing second in two others. King should be experienced this year, returning five golfers that appeared in at least 10 rounds a season ago, including three that competed in every event.
May 8, 2013
Powell finishes NCAA Regional with 79
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – In the third round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional, King University’s Richard Powell carded a 79. With a three-round total of 235, Powell did not qualify to advance to the NCAA Championship.
May 7, 2013
Powell cards second straight 78 at NCAA Regional
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – In the second round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional, King University’s Richard Powell turned in his second consecutive score of 78.
May 6, 2013
Powell shoots 78 in NCAA Regional first round
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – Richard Powell made history on Monday as he became the first King University men’s golfer to compete in an NCAA Regional Championship. Powell carded a 78 in the first round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional at Mission Inn Resort & Club.
April 28, 2013
Powell selected to NCAA Regional
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf may not have qualified for the NCAA Division II South-Southeast Regional, but senior Richard Powell qualified as an individual. Powell is the first King men's golfer to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Only four individuals from each region are selected.
April 21, 2013
Tornado finish eighth at Conference Carolinas Tournament
GRAHAM, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team came into the second round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament in fifth place. The Tornado weren’t able to move up the leader board in the second round as they finished in eighth place with a total of 608 after shooting 300 on the second day.
April 20, 2013
Tornado in eighth after Conference Carolinas first round
Graham, N.C. – After the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the King University men’s golf team is in eighth place. The Tornado carded a 308 in the first round, and were led by Ross Maietta and Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and John Scott.
April 20, 2013
Swallow, Powell earn all-conference honors
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Announced at the Sports Festival Championship Banquet and Brunch on Saturday morning, two King University golfers earned All-Conference Carolinas honors. On the women’s side, Elizabeth Swallow was named first team all-conference while Richard Powell earned second team honors on the men’s side.
March 27, 2013
Tornado place 15th at Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team wrapped up the Bearcat Golf Classic, hosted by Lander University, with a third round score of 300. For the tournament, the Tornado placed 15th of 18 teams with a total of 920. Richard Powell led the Tornado with a three round score of 230.
March 26, 2013
Powell leads Tornado in first two rounds of Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Following their second win of the season, the King University men’s golf team shot 620 in the first two rounds of the Bearcat Golf Classic hosted by Lander University. The Tornado are 13th of 18 teams, and were led by Richard Powell who shot 150 in the first two rounds.
March 19, 2013
King takes team title at Barton Intercollegiate
WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team posted their second win of the season after shooting a team score of 297 in the second round of the Barton Intercollegiate at Wilson Country Club. The Tornado finished with a two-day total of 586 to top host school, Barton College by four strokes. Richard Powell’s score of 144 led three King golfers in the top-10 with a third place finish.
March 18, 2013
King leads Barton Intercollegiate after first round
WILSON, N.C. – Through one round of the Barton Intercollegiate at Wilson Country Club, the King University men’s golf teams holds the lead in a field of 14 teams. The Tornado were led by Ross Maietta and Taylor Gouge who both shot one-under 71’s, while the team posted a 289.
March 6, 2013
Scott Fires 66, King Surges to 7th Place Finish
Sophomore John Scott fired a tournament-best 66 on day two of the Rendleman Invitational, as King surged from 12th place to finish in 7th overall.
March 4, 2013
Men's Golf 12th After Day 1 at Rendleman Invite
Richard Powell led the Tornado on day 1 of the Richard Rendleman Invitational, hosted by Catawba College.
February 26, 2013
Men's Golf Ranked 18th in Latest Golfstat Poll
The men's golf team cracked the Golfstat Top 25 for the first time this season, landing at #18 in the most recent poll.
February 12, 2013
Gouge, Powell Lead in Runner-Up Finish in Spring Season Opener
Led by sophomore Taylor Gouge, the King men’s golf team finished second overall. Gouge placed fourth individually with a 1-under par second round.
February 11, 2013
Men’s Golf Opens Spring Season, Closes Day 1 in Fifth
King Men’s Golf opened the spring season with a day-one, fifth place finish at the 2013 Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate tournament.
January 31, 2013
Men’s Golf Selected Fourth in Preseason Rankings
King Men’s Golf has been selected to finish fourth according to the recently released Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
October 24, 2012
Gouge Named Conference Carolinas Male Golfer of the Week
Elizabethon, Tenn. native Taylor Gouge has been named the Male Golfer of the Week by the conference office, Wednesday afternoon.
October 16, 2012
Four Top-10 Finishes Propel King to Title at State Farm Intercollegiate
Richard Powell was one of four King Tornado golfers to finish inside the top 10, helping King to its first tournament championship of the season.
October 15, 2012
Powell, Maietta Help Lead King to Day One Lead
King featured three top-10 performances at the State Farm Intercollegiate, hosted by Lincoln Memorial, leading the Tornado to the top spot after the first round.
October 9, 2012
Taylor Gouge Wins Men’s Title, King Men and Women Take Second
Taylor Gouge shot one-under par on day two to hold for the men’s individual title. Elizabeth Swallow's fourth place finish helped the women take second place.
October 8, 2012
King Holds Second on Both Sides at Home Invitational
Taylor Gouge currently leads a field of 48 after shooting two-under par (68) in the first round of the King College Invitational. Elizabeth Swallow is tied for fifth.
October 2, 2012
Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate Wraps Up Final Round
Richard Powell posted his second top-10 finish of the season, placing fifth overall and helping King to a sixth place team finish.
October 1, 2012
Tornado Golf Concludes First Round of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
Menâs Golf finished their first round tied for third overall with two top-10 placers while the womenâs team is currently seventh.
September 11, 2012
Powell and Scott Finish Top-10 at Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate
Richard Powell and John Scott both placed inside the top-10 individually while the Tornado finished 10th overall at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate.
September 10, 2012
Powell Helps King to Fourth After Day One at Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate
Richard Powell led the King men’s golf team to a tie for fourth place after round one action at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate on Monday.
September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.
August 20, 2012
Get Closer to Tornado Athletics with Text Updates!
Tornado Athletic is introducing a new way to keep up-to-date on your favorite King sport team with its text message update service. The service is open to all and free of charge.
August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.
July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)
June 29, 2012
King Places Third Among Conference Schools in Learfield Sports Directors Cup
King ranked third among Conference Carolinas institutions and 166th overall among the 244 nationally-ranked schools in the 2011-12 Learfield Director's Cup Standings.
May 16, 2012
Tornado Trio Named to Spring Scholar-Athlete of the Year List
Jose Avila, Hannah Witt, and Josh Bamberger were named Conference Carolinas Spring Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
April 25, 2012
King Athletics Host Student-Athlete Awards Banquet
The King College Athletic Department hosted an end-of-the-year awards banquet for the student-athletes of its 24 varsity sports, faculty, and staff on Tuesday night.
April 24, 2012
Golf Championships Conclude, King Places in Top Five Twice
Richard Powell finished the men's tournament second overall with a score of 312 while Adrian Kibsey posted another top-10 finish. King placed second overall.
April 23, 2012
Golf Championship Opening Day Complete, Men in First Place
Adrian Kibsey and Richard Powell hold the No. 1 and 2 spots in the overall, individual standings while the men's team holds first place in the Conference Championship.
April 23, 2012
Three Golfers Named to the All-Conference Team
Adrian Kibsey, Josh Bamberger, and Esther Gandarias were named to the Golf All-Conference Team at this weekend's championship tournament banquet.
April 23, 2012
Golf Championship Opening Round Postponed; Resume Monday with Altered Schedule
The Conference Carolinas Women's Golf Championship has been shortened to 36 holes; Men set to play 36 Monday, 18 Tuesday.
April 16, 2012
King College Invites Alumni and Friends to Celebrate 86th Dogwood Weekend
Alumni and friends of King College are invited to join in the upcoming 86th celebration of Dogwood Weekend on April 20-23.
April 13, 2012
Six Named to Golf Academic All-Conference Teams
King College shared the lead for most members of its golf teams placed on the 2012 Academic All-Conference team.
March 20, 2012
Tornado Finish Fourth at Pinehurst Challenge
Richard Powell continued to lead the Tornado, finishing tied for second overall, while King finished fourth overall at the Pinehurst Classic.
March 19, 2012
Powell Leads King to Third After Day One at Pinehurst Challenge
King Men's Golf finished first-round action at National Golf Club in third place with one day to play. Richard Powell led the Tornado, shooting a 73.
March 11, 2012
Men’s Golf Finishes Fifth at Tusculum Invitational
King featured two top-25 golfers at this weekend's Tusculum Invitational and a team fifth place finish. Josh Bamberger and Lee Whitehead led the Tornado.
March 10, 2012
Kibsey Leads Tornado to Seventh Place Finish at Salisbury
Four King golfers improved on their first round scores helping King to a seventh place finish. Adrian Kibsey finished eighth overall.
March 5, 2012
Tornado End Day One of Richard Rendleman Invitational
Adrian Kibsey leads all King golfers and is a tie for fourth place overall after shooting even par after round one of today's Invitational.
February 10, 2012
Student-Athletes Engage in Storm Chaser Mentor Program
King student-athletes continue to impact the lives of Bristol elementary school children through Storm Chaser Mentor Program
February 7, 2012
King Finishes in Top Half of Field in Spring Season Opener
Adrian Kibsey and the men's golf team opened the 2012 spring season in Panama City, Fla. on Monday and finished fifth as a team after today's final round.
January 17, 2012
King College Set to Kick Off Tornado Athletic Club
King College will introduce a new way to spread generosity toward Athletics when it introduces the Tornado Athletic Club this Saturday, Jan. 21
November 3, 2011
Bamberger Named Conference Carolinas Male Golfer of the Month
Josh Bamberger has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Men's Golf Player of the Month during the month of October.
October 27, 2011
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Ever wonder where each of our new conference member schools are located or how to get there? Wonder no more! More details inside...
October 18, 2011
Tornado End Fall Season with Title at LMU Invite
King College Men's Golf concluded its fall season in the best possible way, winning their final tournament. The Tornado won first place at the LMU Invite today.
October 17, 2011
King Atop Leaderboard After First Round of LMU Invitational
Led by Josh Bamberger and Richard Powell, King Men's Golf sits in a tie for first place at the LMU Invitational after one round of play.
October 11, 2011
Men’s Golf Take Title; Women Place Second in Home Invitational
Adrian Kibsey earned an individual victory and led the men to a first place finish in the King College Invitational while Esther Gandarias earned second overall
October 10, 2011
King Golf Exceling at Own Invitational After First Round
After 18 holes in their host tournament, the Tornado have a stronghold on first place while the Lady Tornado currently place second
October 4, 2011
Golf Finishes Tour at Myrtle Beach Invitational
Tornado golf ended its two-day tour of a sunnier, warmer setting at the Myrtle Beach Invitational where the men placed ninth and the ladies placed 13th
October 3, 2011
Tornado Golf in Action at Myrtle Beach Invitational
King College golf is soaking up rays and sinking putts in the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate Invitational and have completed round one today
September 22, 2011
Support King Athletics with Nike Gear Fundraiser
For a limited time only, you can purchase stylish, King Tornado Nike gear and support your student-athletes at the same time! More details inside...
September 21, 2011
Tornado Golfers Team Up for Win at NGU Fall Classic
King men's golf featured three of the tournament's top four individual finishers and took home a first place after the conclusion of the NGU Fall Classic, Tuesday.
September 19, 2011
Youth Helps King to Round One Lead at NGU Fall Classic
Freshmen Lee Whitehead and Ross Maietta sit one shot out of the lead and are contributing to the Tornado's first place finish after the first round of the NGU Fall Classic.
August 13, 2011
Kibsey Makes the Cut and Advances to Round 3
Adrian Kibsey battled his way into the third round of the Canadian Amateur yesterday. Follow Kibsey's score card LIVE as he competes today!
August 12, 2011
Kibsey Bound for Canadian Amateur Championship
Senior men's golfer Adrian Kibsey earned one of seven available spots to compete in the Canadian Amateur National Championships with a first place finish at Niakwa
July 15, 2011
Kibsey to Participate in Canadian PGA Tour’s Player Cup Tournament
King College senior Adrian Kibsey qualified for the Canadian PGA Tour’s Players Cup Tournament on Monday, July 11, with a score of 72. Kibsey is one of four people to make it out of a field of 30 professionals and top amateurs vying for a qualifying spot in the tournament.
March 29, 2011
Bamberger leads King at Hargett with Top-10 score
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The King College men's golf team finished eighth at the 11th annual J. Ralph Hargett Memorial Intercollegiate contested Tuesday.
March 28, 2011
Rain cuts Hargett Intercollegiate to 18 holes
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The King College men's golf team will only play 18 holes after Monday's opening round of the 11th annual J. Ralph Hargett Memorial Intercollegiate was rained out.
March 13, 2011
King finishes Tusculum Invite with strong scores
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - The King College men's golf team jumped two spots in the team standings with a final-round 292 at the Tusculum (Tenn.) College Invitational Sunday.
March 12, 2011
King opens Tusculum Invite with 315
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - King College wrapped up the opening round of the Tusculum Invitational Saturday with a 315 at the Link Hills Country Club.
March 10, 2011
Top-50 national ranking for Tornado Golf squad
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's golf team has moved into the Top-50 of the Golfstat NCAA Division II head-to-head standings at No. 48.
March 8, 2011
King fires better final round at Rendleman
SALISBURY, N.C. - The King College men's golf team closed out the 2011 Rendleman Invitational Tuesday with a final-round 316 to shave five shots off Monday's opening round.
March 7, 2011
First round 321 for King golfers at Rendelman
SALISBURY, N.C. - King College started the 2011 Rendelman Invitational Monday with an opening-round 321.
March 4, 2011
NCCAA award given to Tornado's Bamberger
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Josh Bamberger was the NCCAA Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week award winner, as announced by the national office.
February 22, 2011
King finishes SAPU Spring Invite in second, Bamberger scores Top-5
VASS, N.C. - The King College men's golf team held onto second place in the team standings of the St. Andrews Presbyterian University Spring Invitational after Tuesday's final round while the Lady Tornado squad kept fourth.
February 21, 2011
Bamberger shoots King to second, Lady Tornado fourth after first round
VASS, N.C. - The King College men's golf team finished the first round of the St. Andrews Presbyterian College Spring Invitational in second with a Tornado in second individually while the Lady Tornado owns fourth Monday.
February 17, 2011
NCCAA honor for Tornado's Bamberger
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College junior Josh Bamberger picked up his second NCCAA Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the year from the national office.
February 8, 2011
Bamberger leads King at Outback Intercollegiate
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - King College posted a team score of 311 in the only round of the Outback Steakhouse Intercollegiate at the Hombre Golf Club Tuesday to finish fourth in the team standings.
February 7, 2011
Rain cuts Outback Intercollegiate in half
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. - The opening round of the 2011 Outback Steakhouse Intercollegiate Men's Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday was rained out making the event an 18-hole tournament on Tuesday.
January 4, 2011
King releases 2011 Spring Men's Golf schedule
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's golf schedule for the 2011 spring campaign has been announced by head coach Brian Kamm.
December 29, 2010
Bamberger among NCCAA Men's Golf Scholar-Athletes
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Josh Bamberger earned a spot on the 2010 NCCAA Men's Golf Scholar-Athlete team, the national office announced.
November 3, 2010
Kibsey scores NCCAA weekly honor
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Adrian Kibsey was recognized as the NCCAA Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week, the national office announced.
October 26, 2010
King closes out Fall season with surge
GREENSBORO, N.C. - King College rallied with a 297 in Tuesday's final round to finish in a tie for fourth at the Tom & Bettie O'Briant Memorial.
October 25, 2010
King battles to 10th after opening round
GREENSBORO, N.C. - King College saw a 77 from Adrian Kibsey lead the Tornado opening day of the Tom & Bettie O'Briant Memorial Monday.
October 18, 2010
Tornado end up fourth at LMU Fall Invite
TAZEWELL, Tenn. - A day after having the lead, the King College men's golf team went to fourth in Tuesday's final round of the Lincoln Memorial Fall Invitational.
October 18, 2010
Bamberger & Tornado out in front at LMU Fall Invitational
TAZEWELL, Tenn. - King College and Josh Bamberger played into the first-round lead of the Lincoln Memorial Fall Invitational Monday with a team score of 288 as Bamberger posted a 67 at the Woodlake Golf Club.
October 5, 2010
Kibsey enters playoff at Myrtle Beach, Tornado squad finishes fourth
SUNSET BEACH, N.C. - King College maintained fourth place as a team on the final day of the 2010 Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate Tuesday, but the Tornado's Adrian Kibsey played in a playoff for medalist honors.
October 4, 2010
Tornado play into fourth after Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate opening round
SUNSET BEACH, N.C. - King College opened the 2010 Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate Monday with a team score of 304 which has the Tornado in fourth place.
September 30, 2010
Bamberger earns NCCAA weekly award
GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Josh Bamberger was named the NCCAA Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week by the national office.
September 24, 2010
King Golf Fundrasier scheduled for Oct. 1
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College golf program is hosting the first annual Men's & Women's Golf Fundraiser on Oct. 1 at the Bristol Country Club.
September 21, 2010
Bamberger reaches playoff, King finishes third at Pfeiffer Falcon Cup
BADIN, N.C. - King College's Josh Bamberger qualified for a playoff to decide medalist honors at the Pfeiffer Falcon Cup Tuesday as the Tornado golfer paced the squad to a third-place team finish.
September 20, 2010
Tornado Golfers in third after opening 18
NEW LONDON, N.C. - King College started the 2010-11 season Monday with an opening round 302 which has the Tornado golf team in third at the Pfeiffer Falcon Cup.
August 27, 2010
Fall Golf schedule announced for Tornado and Lady Tornado
BRISTOL, Tenn. - The King College men's and women's golf schedule for the fall season has been released by head coach Brian Kamm.
August 24, 2010
Kamm selected as King golf coach
BRISTOL, Tenn. - King College has appointed Brian Kamm as head coach of the men's and women's golf programs.
Midnight Madness to Make its Return on Monday, Oct. 15
Students, faculty, and staff: Come celebrate the return of Midnight Madness recognizing all 24 varsity teams heading into the winter season!