Golf grabs third at PGA Minority Championship
Sunday, May 8, 2011


PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - The Tennessee State University golf team finished tied for third in the 25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by Brown Capital Management. The 54-hole Championship was contested at PGA Golf Club.

Andrew Warner shot 73 before carding a tournament low 70 in the second round. He finished the third round with a score of 75 to lead TSU with (+2) 218 and place fourth.

Ryan Smith finished the tournament in 18th with a score of 229 (75-79-74) while Richard Gill tied for 27th with 234 (82-76-76). Ryan Pierson rounded out the scorers for TSU with a 235 (82-79-74).

The Bethune-Cookman University men's team, which held a six-stroke lead heading into the final round, finished with an 887 total, 12-strokes ahead of the University of Texas-Pan American to capture the title. Tennessee State and Savannah University finished in a tie for third place overall in the division.

25th edition of the championship featured nearly 160 players representing 40 colleges and universities.