Wildcats News
Wed, Apr. 19, 2017 - [Men's Golf]
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Dalton State won the 2017 SSAC Men's Golf Championship, presented by Newk's Eatery, Wednesday and S.M. Lee was the individual medalist with a seven-under 206 (68, 70, 68). The three-day, 54-hole tournament was held at the Par-71, 6,764-yard Arrowhead Country Club. The Bethel Wildcats placed tenth in the championship.

The Roadrunners won for the third-straight year with an impressive 23-under 829 (278, 278, 273) to win by 32 strokes.

Lee and Coastal Georgia's Paxton Shuman (70, 70, 70) were the only two golfers to finish under par in all three rounds. Roadrunners finished in the top three spot, with P.J. Shields (-5, 208) and Chase Cole (-4, 209) trailing Lee in the standings, while Connor Hogan of Mobile (Ala.) turned in a championship-best 66 in the final round.

Bethel's Rob Gray had the best Wildcat finish at 10th. He shot 76, 71, 71 and finished five over par. Tyler Britt placed 38th. Tony Robinson was 45th while Justin Smith was 46th. David Proctor came in at 47th.  

Team Leaderboard

1. Dalton State -23 829 (278, 278, 273)
2. Coastal Georgia +9 861 (292, 286, 283)
3. Faulkner +23 875 (290, 289, 296)
4. Mobile +25 877 (294, 304, 279)
5. William Carey +28 880 (293, 296, 291)

Individual Leaderboard

1. S.M. Lee -7 206 (68, 70, 68)
2. P.J. Shields -5 208 (68, 67, 73)
3. Chase Cole -4 209 (74, 68, 67)
4. Paxton Shuman -3 210 (70, 70, 70)
5. Philip Nijoka -1 212 (71, 72, 69)
5. Ben Rebne -1 212 (68, 73, 71)
7. Walker Gordon +4 217 (73, 72, 72)
7. Lauri Hacklin +4 217 (76, 69, 72)
7. Shane Wright +4 217 (72, 69, 76)
10. Rob Gray +5 218 (76, 71, 71)
10. Seth Sanders +5 218 (74, 72, 72)
10. Tristan Hernandez +5 218 (72, 75, 71)

2017 SSAC Men's Golf All-Tournament Team

S.M. Lee

Dalton State

-7 206 (68, 70, 68)

P.J. Shields

Dalton State

-5 208 (68, 67, 73)

Chase Cole

Dalton State

-4 (209 (74, 68, 67)

Paxton Shuman

Coastal Georgia

-3 210 (70, 70, 70)

Philip Nijoka

Loyola

-1 212 (71, 72, 69)

Ben Rebne

Dalton State

-1 212 (68, 73, 71)

   

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