OKATIE, S.C. – Midland University’s men’s golf team traveled to South Carolina to begin their spring schedule this week. The Warriors were one of 11 teams vying for the 2020 title played at Oldfield Golf Club.
It was a great opportunity for the team to not only get outside and play but also to compete against high caliber teams. Each team outside of Midland is currently ranked or receiving votes in the latest NAIA Coaches’ Poll.
No. 3-ranked Point University won the event with a team score of 871. No. 6-ranked Dalton State University was 2nd with an 874 and No. 1-ranked Coastal Georgia was 3rd with an 876.
The reaming team scores were; No. 9 South Carolina University-Beaufort (4th, 879), No. 21 SCAD Savannah (5th, 909), No. 23 Johnson & Wales-Florida (6th, 910), No. 20 Reinhardt (7th, 911), No. 11 Southeastern (8th, 912), (RV) St. Thomas (9th, 914), (RV) SCAD-Atlanta (10th, 934), and Midland (11th, 945).
Individually, Cody Troudt paced the Warriors with a 28th place finish. He shot a 13-over, 229 over the three rounds. Ryan Rogers was 46th with a 22-over, score of 238.
The rest of the Midland team were grouped outside the top-50. Jordan Greenwood was 54th (+28, 244), Peyton Koch and Preston Carbaugh were tied for 55th (+29, 245), Ethan Blair finished 59th (+31, 247) and Mike Myers was 63rd (+37, 253).
The Warriors will be able to take advantage of the warmer weather starting to happen in Nebraska over the next couple of weeks as they prepare for their next outing. They’ll be off until March 21-22 when they travel to Denver, Colorado for the Robert Wirtz Intercollegiate held at Bear Creek Golf Club.