Phoenix Men's Golf finishes 8th at Skyhawk invitiational
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Phoenix Men's Golf finishes 8th at Skyhawk invitiational
Isaac Walker finished tied for 10th at the Skyhawk Invitational (Credit: Bob Tamboli)

PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga.-- Cumberland Men's golf placed eighth in the Skyhawk Invitational on Tuesday. The Phoenix finished the tournament 47 strokes above par, 39 strokes back of tournament winner Truett-McConnell.

The tournament consisted of three rounds of golf with two taking place on Monday, Mar. 8, and the final round on Mar. 9. The Phoenix placed eighth ahead of Grand View, Tennessee Wesleyan, Midway University, Marian University, Campbellsville-Hburg, Bob Jones Univ., St. Andrews, and Point University.

Isaac Walker followed up his first-day scores of 72 and 73 with a 75 in the final round to tie for 10th individually. Adrian Steeger finished in 24th overall after scores of 77 and 78 on day one and a 71 in the final round. Tomi Acotto shot scores of 75 and 79 on the first day and he followed that up with a 75 to finish in 31st.

Will Samuelsson posted scores of 79 and 84 on the first day of the tournament. Samuelsson ended with a 74 in the final round to finish tied for 50th place. Rounding out the Phoenix is senior Reece Gaddes who finished tied for 62nd after shooting 80 and 83 on the first two rounds and an 83 to close out the tournament

The Men's Golf team next hits the course in Mar. 22-23 at the Wolf Pack Spring invitational in Abita Springs, La.

TEAM RESULTS 
 
1 Truett-McConnell 282-287-303 = 872  (+8)
T2 Lindsey Wilson 293-293-300 = 886  (+22)  
T2 Southeastern University 301-287-298 = 886  (+22)  
4 Campbellsville 298-298-293 = 889  (+25) 
5 Reinhardt University 302-296-295 = 893  (+29) 
6 Mobile, U. of 304-295-295 = 894  (+30)  
7 Point University 303-294-300 = 897  (+33)
8 Cumberland University - TN 304-312-295 = 911  (+47)  
9 Grand View University 312-300-302 = 914  (+50)  
10 Tennessee Wesleyan 314-308-300 = 922  (+58)  
T11 Midway University 317-302-310 = 929  (+65)  
T11 Marian University - IN 312-309-308 = 929  (+65)  
13 Campbellsville-Hburg 330-323-311 = 964  (+100) 
14 Bob Jones University 330-320-329 = 979  (+115)  
15 St. Andrews 334-348-336 = 927  (+135) 
16 Point University 342-336-334 = 1012  (+148)
 
INDIVIDUAL RESULTS 
t10. Isaac Walker - 73-72-75 = 220 (+3)
t24. Adrian Steeger - 77-78-71 = 226 (+10)
t31. Tomi Acotto - 75-79-75 = 229 (+13)
t50. William Samuelsson - 79-84-74 = 237 (+21)
t62. Reece Gaddes - 80-83-83 = 226 (+30)