It was a homecoming of sorts for the H-SC golf team, as the Tigers were able to take second place in the Hampden-Sydney Invitational. The contest was hosted by the Manor Country Club in Farmville.
Hampden-Sydney shot 35 over par during the two-day event. Four juniors led the group of Tigers in the competition. Brian Burt shot an even par to set the pace for the Tiger contingent, scoring a 70 on the first day and a 74 in the second round. The good showing earned him second place individually. Drew Arnold shot seven over par to place seventh, posting rounds of 76 and 75, while Trey Cully shot a 76 and 77 to finish in a tie for 11th. George Whiting took 21st place with scores of 85 and 78.
Freshman Alex Simmons (85, 80) finished 25th, while senior Rick O’Connell, playing as an individual participant placed third overall at three over par, with scores of 71 and 76.
Ferrum College shot seven over par collectively to take home the win. They were led by Scott Obenshain, who finished five under par (69, 70) to take home medalist honors. Bridgewater College rounded out the top three, posting a team score of 47 over par.
The Hampden-Sydney golf team’s next competition will be the VSGA State Collegiate at the Winchester Country Club, taking place on October 13th and 14th.