2014-15 Men's Golf News

  • Maietta, Scott named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
    July 22, 2015
    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.
  • Maietta takes individual title, King 2nd at Conference Carolinas Champs
    April 21, 2015
    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.
  • King moves up to 2nd after two rounds of CC Championship
    April 20, 2015
    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.
  • Numpituckchaikul named All-Conference Carolinas
    April 20, 2015
    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.
  • Gouge leads King in opening round of CC Championship
    April 19, 2015
    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.
  • Seven Tornado named academic All-Conference Carolinas
    April 13, 2015
    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.
  • King takes fourth at Trojan Invitational
    April 07, 2015
    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.
  • Numpituckchaikul leads King in first two rounds of Trojan Invite
    April 06, 2015
    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.
  • Lowe, Numpituckchaikul recognized by Conference Carolinas, Lowe by TWSA
    March 31, 2015
    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.
  • Tornado takes 12th at Bearcat Golf Classic
    March 24, 2015
    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.
  • Tornado in 11th after two rounds of Bearcat Invite
    March 23, 2015
    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.
  • Numpituckchaikul wins Hargett Memorial Invite, King takes sixth
    March 17, 2015
    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.
  • Numpituckchaikul leads Hargett Memorial Invite after two rounds
    March 16, 2015
    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.
  • Richard Rendelman Invite canceled, King adds Wingate Pinehurst Challenge
    March 01, 2015
    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.
  • Tornado take 9th at spring opener
    February 17, 2015
    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.
  • King opens the spring season at Kiawah Island Ocean Course
    February 16, 2015
    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.
  • King in 10th after first round of Rock Barn Intercollegiate
    October 27, 2014
    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.
  • Bunaes leads King at Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
    October 07, 2014
    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.
  • Tornado card 296 in first round of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
    October 06, 2014
    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.
  • Tornado take third at King University Invite
    September 30, 2014
    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.
  • Bunaes shoots 67 to lead King in first round of King Invite
    September 29, 2014
    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.
  • Tornado finish 18th at lightning shortened Kiawah Island Invite
    September 16, 2014
    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.
  • Tornado shoot 307 in season-opening round
    September 15, 2014
    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.
  • Experienced Tornado ready to kickoff 2014-15 season
    September 11, 2014
    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.