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NCCGA Florida Regional Tournament II

NCCGA Florida Regional Tournament II
October 12th & 13th
Santa Lucia River Club & Legacy Golf Club; Port St. Lucie, Florida
Format:  Stroke Play – 8 Member Teams – Best five individual low scores per team

Participating Teams:  Keiser University, UCF, FSU
Results:  1st Place – Keiser University – 2 Day Total  800
2nd Place – FSU – 2 Day Total  846
3rd Place – UCF – 2 Day Total  969
Low Individuals:
T-1st Colby Takushi                             KU  (76,82 = 158)
T-1st Andrew Story                            FSU (77,81 = 158)
T-3rd James Bombard                       KU   (85,75 = 160)
T-3rd Steven Shaw                              KU   (78,82 = 160)

Tournament Summary

Keiser University College of Golf and Sport Management Eagles Golf Team participated in its second NCCGA Golf Team Tournament.  The Eagles played in the NCCGA Fall Regional II event this past weekend at Santa Lucia River Club and Legacy Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.  The KU Eagles competed against the FSU Seminoles and the UCF Knights.  The golf courses were in excellent condition with the greens firm and fast creating a challenge for all the players.  The Eagles two day total was 800 for a scoring average of 80 and first place.  Colby Takushi tied for first place for low individual.  James Bombard and Steve Shaw tied for third place.  The team will now hold its breathe and wait to see if they earned a wild card spot to the Fall National Championship which will be held in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in November.  The players enjoyed the event and playing two of the best private golf clubs in the area.  See NCCGA.org for all the details.

Next up for the Eagles is a friendly match against Northwood College on October 24th.  If the team does qualify for National a shoot-out will determine the eight students who will participate.

Every student at KU COG has an opportunity to compete for, and earn a spot, on the team.  The COG students went through a series of qualifying rounds to earn their spot on the team.  Thirty seven students battled it out on the golf course to earn the 8 spots and represent Keiser University in its second team event.

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