Event 5: Grover Page Classic
Hosted by: UT Martin
Location: Jackson, Tenn.
Course: Jackson Country Club
Details: Par-72, Yardage – 6,776
Weather at Start of 3rd Round: Mostly Sunny, 51
Scoring: At tsutigers.com after completed rounds
Place After 3rd Round: 3rd of 10 (+33)
Top 5 Teams:
JACKSON, Tenn. --- The Tennessee State men’s golf team closed out the final day of the Grover Page Classic by carding a 5-over, 293, and jumping a spot in the final standings. The Tigers finished third after passing Union University over the final 18 holes.
TSU used stellar rounds from Scotty Hudson, Drew Owens, Sam Gatlin and Mikus Ming. Hudson and Owens both fired an Even, 72, while Gatlin posted a 1-over, 73, and Ming finished with a 4-over, 76.
Hudson (72-74-72=218) placed third in the field of 65 and one spot ahead of Owens (79-69-72=220). Hudson paced his play by leading the tournament with 40 pars. Owens finished second in pars with 35 and the fifth highest amount of birdies (8). For their efforts, the duo was named to the All-Classic Team.
Playing as an individual, Rosario Falzone shot a 1-over, 73, on the final day and finished the tournament at 6-over. Falzone recorded 32 pars and 10 birdies over the two-day event and moved up two spots on the final day to place eighth.
Leaderboard (65 Golfers)
1. Bracton Womack (Tennessee Tech) 72-71-71=214, -2
3. Scotty Hudson 72-74-72=218, +2
4. Drew Owens 79-69-72=220, +4
T8. Rosario Falzone (I) 78-71-73=222, +6
T24. Sam Gatlin 80-75-73=228, +12
T30. Mikus Ming 78-77-76=231, +15
47. Tyler Woods 83-82-81=246, +30