TIGER GOLFERS NINTH IN BIRMINGHAM SOUTHERN EVENT
Wednesday, September 21, 2005
MCCALLA, Ala. --- The Tennessee State men's golf team finished in ninth place in Birmingham Southern's Buffalo Rock/Southern Showdown that concluded Tuesday afternoon. The event was TSU's first of a four-match fall schedule. The next event is early October at Murray State. The Tigers golfers fired a 54-hole total of 871 on the par-71, 6,900-yard Bent Brook Golf Course. Troy University won the event with an 829, to slip past first-day leader Belmont University's 832. The TSU golfers were led by Phillip Watkins, who shot a one-over par 214 to finish in a tie for 28th place. Adam Gruber shot a 217 to finish in a tie for 40th place, followed by Scott Herald with a 219, Chris Almroth 230, Mark Gruber 232, and Brett Gruber 232. The Tigers had their best round of 285 on the final day after rounds of 288 and 298. Watkins had a four-under par 67 on the final round while Brett Gruber had a one-under 70 on the final day. Fin. Top 20 teams Scores Total Par 1 Troy........................... 279 278 272 829 -23 2 Belmont........................ 271 274 287 832 -20 t 3 Murray State................... 282 285 274 841 -11 t 3 Tennessee Tech................. 274 281 286 841 -11 5 Berry College.................. 280 280 282 842 -10 6 Samford........................ 278 290 280 848 -4 7 Birmingham-Southern............ 288 290 276 854 +2 8 Tennessee-Martin............... 290 287 288 865 +13 9 Tennessee State................ 288 298 285 871 +19 10 Jackson State.................. 291 290 296 877 +25 11 Centenary...................... 297 301 291 889 +37 Alabama........................ dnc dnc dnc DNF Chattanooga (Blue)............. dnc dnc dnc DNF 9/19/2005 -- Buffalo Rock/'Southern Showdown Bent Brook G.C. -- McCalla, Ala. Par 71, 6900 yards -- 13 teams, 85 players Troy 279 278 272 829 -23 1st Keith Crowley 67 71 68 206 -7 t-5th Brandon Anthony 71 70 66 207 -6 t-8th Jay Harris 72 68 68 208 -5 11th Steve Sims 69 69 72 210 -3 t-13th Wes Parker 73 78 70 221 +8 57th Paul Amess# 76 74 72 222 +9 t-58th David Rasco# 80 76 82 238 +25 t-81st Brad Martin# 81 dnc 0 81 Belmont 271 274 287 832 -20 2nd Jeffrey Lanier 64 66 69 199 -14 1st Adam Wynia 72 66 72 210 -3 t-13th Brenton Flynn 67 71 73 211 -2 t-17th Michael Martin 69 71 73 213 E t-26th John Baldwin 71 71 73 215 +2 t-31st Kevin Burrell# 74 79 77 230 +17 t-74th Murray State 282 285 274 841 -11 t-3rd Kyle Shirley 67 70 68 205 -8 4th Jamie Frazier 70 73 67 210 -3 t-13th Will Cox 72 70 69 211 -2 t-17th Mitchell Moore# 70 69 72 211 -2 t-17th Michael Craft 75 72 70 217 +4 t-40th Nick Griffin 73 75 70 218 +5 t-44th Tennessee Tech 274 281 286 841 -11 t-3rd Scott Stallings 64 72 68 204 -9 t-2nd Polk Brown 71 67 71 209 -4 12th Calvin Clark 71 71 73 215 +2 t-31st Jared Dunn 70 72 74 216 +3 t-36th Braxton Hunter 69 71 78 218 +5 t-44th Berry College 280 280 282 842 -10 5th Jarod Trammell 71 68 67 206 -7 t-5th Boris Bruckert 69 68 73 210 -3 t-13th John Maupin 69 72 70 211 -2 t-17th Jason DeJiacomo 71 72 76 219 +6 t-49th Casey Bohanon 73 82 72 227 +14 t-69th Samford 278 290 280 848 -4 6th Ryan Mayberry 66 72 73 211 -2 t-17th Nathan Turner 71 75 66 212 -1 t-23rd Andrew Villarreal 70 69 73 212 -1 t-23rd Reed Davis 71 76 68 215 +2 t-31st Jeremy Cox# 69 75 76 220 +7 t-52nd Bradley Pate 75 74 74 223 +10 t-60th Bobby Baird# 74 76 75 225 +12 65th Clint Calvert# 77 78 73 228 +15 t-71st Taylor Dorner# 75 75 82 232 +19 t-76th Cam Rogers# 81 83 74 238 +25 t-81st Birmingham-Southern 288 290 276 854 +2 7th Jake Nolen 70 72 65 207 -6 t-8th Austin Frye 77 68 69 214 +1 t-28th Jeffrey Krogsgard# 74 69 72 215 +2 t-31st John Turnipseed 71 77 68 216 +3 t-36th Keith Rains# 74 74 71 219 +6 t-49th Mark Bivens 72 74 74 220 +7 t-52nd Tommy Jensen# 73 72 75 220 +7 t-52nd Seth Bryan# 72 76 75 223 +10 t-60th Alex Krempa 75 76 75 226 +13 t-66th Ryan Falgout# 75 75 78 228 +15 t-71st Christian Wright# 78 75 83 236 +23 78th Lee Benton# 82 78 80 240 +27 83rd Tennessee-Martin 290 287 288 865 +13 8th Brad Stevens# 73 72 68 213 E t-26th Reise Kelly 72 74 71 217 +4 t-40th Trey McNeil 73 70 74 217 +4 t-40th Robert Lents 78 68 72 218 +5 t-44th Ryan Scearce 74 78 71 223 +10 t-60th Jason Bell 71 75 78 224 +11 t-63rd Tennessee State 288 298 285 871 +19 9th Phillip Watkins 70 77 67 214 +1 t-28th Adam Gruber 71 72 74 217 +4 t-40th Scott Herald 73 72 74 219 +6 t-49th Chris Almroth 74 77 79 230 +17 t-74th Mark Gruber# 76 78 78 232 +19 t-76th Brett Gruber 84 83 70 237 +24 t-79th Jackson State 291 290 296 877 +25 10th Mike Bailey 74 68 74 216 +3 t-36th Wilbur Lynn 72 71 75 218 +5 t-44th Raul Cortes 75 74 73 222 +9 t-58th Mike Chappell 73 79 74 226 +13 t-66th Rodney Mundia 72 77 77 226 +13 t-66th Reggie Newton# 77 75 75 227 +14 t-69th Centenary 297 301 291 889 +37 11th David Viviano 75 75 68 218 +5 t-44th Reid Petree 74 71 75 220 +7 t-52nd Nathan Hensley 73 76 75 224 +11 t-63rd John Hogan 75 80 73 228 +15 t-71st Ryan Oliver 78 79 80 237 +24 t-79th Zach Bruhnke# 91 84 wd 175 Alabama Max Alverio# 73 66 65 204 -9 t-2nd Stewart Whitt# 70 71 70 211 -2 t-17th Lance Walker# 73 72 70 215 +2 t-31st Dwight Rogers# 73 73 70 216 +3 t-36th Chattanooga (Blue) Tripp Harris# 69 68 69 206 -7 t-5th Ben Rickett# 68 68 71 207 -6 t-8th Gary Ferguson# 71 72 69 212 -1 t-23rd Tyson Elliott# 70 73 71 214 +1 t-28th Scott Vick# 73 74 73 220 +7 t-52nd # Indicates individual player