Marshall Ready for Furman Intercollegiate|
March 27, 2014
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Thundering Herd men’s golf team will continue its spring campaign this weekend at the 45th annual Furman Intercollegiate hosted by Furman University in Greenville, S.C. Round one of the 54-hole tournament tees off Friday, March 28 at 8 a.m. with second round play slated for Saturday and final round action scheduled to begin on Sunday morning.
HAVE YOU HERD?
Senior Brian Anania (Hurricane, W.Va.) and freshman Clark Robinson (South Windsor, Conn.) completed the best rounds for Marshall, ending in a four-way tie for 21st at 19-over 231. Redshirt junior Tas Sipowski (Jupiter, Fla.) had the best round for Marshall on the final day, putting up a 5-over 76. Also of note – Sipowski came in third in the tournament’s putting contest at Thistle Dhu Putting Course, Monday, earning a trophy.
SCOUTING THE FIELD
Two of the 18 teams are ranked among the Top 50 teams in the nation in the latest's Golfstat Rankings: No. 11 Virginia Tech and No. 37 Kennesaw State.
SURVEYING THE COURSE
The Furman University Golf Course was designed by Richard K. Webel of Long Island, N.Y., and Walter Cosby, superintendent of grounds and greens at the Greenbrier Hotel and Golf Resort. The course was redesigned by Kris Spence in 2010.