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 Leennawat Numpituckchaikul placing 13th overall.
KING SCORE: 10th/13 (938)
LOCATION: Ocean Course; Kiawah Island, S.C.
COURSE DETAILS: par 72; 6682 yards
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Improving by four shots the final day Numpituckchaikul shot a 75 in the opening round, followed by a 77 in round two, finishing out with a team-low 73 in the final round. His total score of 225 jumped him up 12 spots from day one landing in 13th place.
- Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite showed improvement in each round shooting 79, 78, and finishing with a 73 which matched a team-low. He would also climb the leaderboard for King moving up 18 spots ending tied for 28th with a total score of 230.
- Coming in next for the Tornado was Sam Hobday with a final round of 80 ending the three rounds with a total of 235.
- Mathias Bunaes recorded an 81 in the final round, finishing with a total of 238 for the Tornado.
- Finishing up for the Tornado was Cole Peevy shooting an 82 in round three which would give him a total of 252 for the two days.
FOR THE FOES
- Georgia Southwestern State University took home the overall tournament victory with a total of 883 after the three rounds.
- The top to individual belonged to Georgia Southwestern as Tyler Baker took first finishing even at 216, followed by Ethan Chamineak at +1 shooting a 217.
- North Greenville followed in second shooting a total of 883 (298-296-302) while Newberry finished in third at 896 (293-300-305).
- The Tornado will be back in action February 29 in the Richard Randleman Invite at Salisbury Country Club in Salisbury, N.C.