Phoenix shoot under-par at Music City Invitational
Monday, September 13, 2021
Phoenix shoot under-par at Music City Invitational
Isaac Walker shot a three-under 69 in the first round at the Music City Invitational. (Credit: Jordan Alves)

GOODLETTESVILLE, Tenn.--Cumberland opened up the 2021-22 campaign at their home course at Twelve Stone Golf Club and fired an under-par round with a 286 as a unit.

The Phoenix fielded two teams in the tournament as the "A" team is in second and the "B" team is tied for fifth place. 

Isaac Walker fired a first-round 69 to be in a tie for second individually after round one. Walker shot even-par on the back before posting back-to-back birdies on Hole No. 1 and 2. He also birdied the par five fifth hole to sit at three-under with a bogey-free round.

Reece Gaddes won the event last season and shot an opening round 71 for a tie for seventh. Gaddes started the day with birdies on No. 10 and 11 before bogeying No. 12. He picked up two more birdies on the front-nine and a double bogey on No. 2 for a one-under round.

Playing at the No. 1 slot for the Phoenix, Adrian Steeger shot a one-under 71. Steeger shot a one-over on the back nine posting three bogeys and an eagle on No. 16. He went two-under on the front picking up birdies on No. 1 and No. 5 the two par fives on the front.

Christian Lindgreen shot an even-par and Will Samuelsson finished with a three-over 75. Domino Mollesand and Seth Clayton are both competing in their first collegiate tournament and shot a 74 and a 77, respectively.

Tennessee Wesleyan has the outright led in the tournament after shooting a six-under collectively. John Houk is in first-place after shooting a six-under 66 and Dodj Watson is tied with Walker for second with a 69.

Cumberland will be in the final pairing tomorrow teeing off from 10:00 a.m.-10:40 a.m. 

INDIVIDUAL SCORES

t2. Isaac Walker - 69
t7. Reece Gaddes - 71 
t7. Adrian Steeger - 71
t10. Christian Lindgreen - 72
t16. Domino Mollesand - 74
18. Will Samuelsson - 75
t24. Seth Clayton - 77
t31. Tomi Accoto - 81
t31. Garrett Hughes - 81
t38. Andrew Lena - 83
t38. Will Bales - 83
 

TEAM SCORES

1. Tennessee Wesleyan - 282
2. Cumberland Univ. - 286
3. Tennessee Southern - 288
4. Thomas More Univ. -302
t5. Cumberland B - 304
t5. Brescia Univ. - 304
7. Marian Univ. - 306
8. Bethel Univ. - 313