Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Coker Golf Preparing for Bulldog Invitational

The Coker men's golf team will be competiting in the Bulldog Invitational on March 19-20, 2012. The tournament is hosted by Barton College and takes place on the 6,851 yard, par 72, Wilson Country Club.

Par 3 11th hole at Wilson Country Club

The last time the Cobras competed in this event was in 2010 where the team finished 4th. Jake Murphy hopes to regain some of his good play at this event with a 10th place finish in 2010.

The team is currently going through qualifying to find the best 5 players to compete in the Bulldog Invitational. With the season almost halfway over the Cobras are looking for a strong finish to improve their regional rankings.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The Magnolia Invitational

The Coker College golf team completed play in the Magnolia Invitational on March 13, 2012. The Cobras finished in 5th place, while the overall champion was UNC Pembroke.

The tournament was hosted by Newberry College and had a strong field. There were 3 of the top 25 teams in the nation competing in this event. The Magnolia Invitational took place on Orangeburg Country Club, in Orangeburg, SC.

Leading the Cobras was freshman Chris Fuga, from Pennsylvania, with a t15 finish. Sophomore Josh Clay, from Ohio, finished t20 with Junior Jake Murphy, from New Jersey . Rounding out the Cobras were Luke Coates from South Carolina with a t30 finish and Matt Kreider from Ohio with a t40 finish.

Up next for the Cobras is the Bulldog Invitational hosted by Barton College in Wilson, NC.