PROSPERITY, S.C. – Three finishers in the
top-15 overall paced the UNCP men's golf team to a runner-up finish
at the Honda of Columbia Fall Classic Saturday with a team score of
579 (+3), finishing ten strokes back of the winning host team from
UNCP won the event last season.
Returning NCAA All-American Jordan Walor led the team with a third-place finish, shooting three-under a season after winning the event. Walor's two-round score of 70-71-141 left him one stroke back of qualifying for the playoff, eventually won by Newberry's Matthew Campbell over teammate Ben Lown.
Scott Lambert's two-round score of 143 (69-74) left him one-under and placed him in a tie for seventh overall. Lambert tied with Walor and freshman Ian Locklear along with two other competitors for the best score on all par-three holes combined (-1).
Carson Lanier finished in a tie for 15th place with a three-over card of 147 (74-73) and tied with teammate Jonathan McCurry and three other competitors with 26 pars overall, the third most in the field. Freshman Michael Mullman, competing as an individual, led the field in the same category with 28 pars on the day.
As a team the Braves led all other squads with 120 pars on the day.
UNCP will be back in action on Monday and Tuesday when they take part in the Laker Invitational, hosted by Clayton State in Hampton, Ga.