PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – The 28th-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team tied for the fourth-lowest round on Tuesday, finishing 11th out of 17 teams at the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate hosted by Berry College at the Mountain View Course.
Huntingdon College, ranked 10th in Division III, took the team title with a two-day score of 289-293—582 (+6). Second-ranked Methodist was second with a 299-286—585 (+9). W&L carded a 312-299—611, one stroke from tying Cumberland (Tenn.) and Emory for ninth-place.
Huntingdon's Will Thrash finished as the individual medalist with a two-day score of 69-72—141 (-3).
Junior Conley Hurst (Little Rock, Ark. / Episcopal) was the General's top finisher at the event, carding a 75-75—150 (+6) to tie for 21st out of 96 golfers.
Junior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) shot a 78-73—151 (+7) to tie for 29th overall, while first-year George May (Topsfield, Mass. / Masconomet) posted a 79-74—153 (+9) to tie for 35th. Sophomores Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) and Andrew Barth (Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman) rounded out the W&L competitors in the field. Farley tied for 54th with an 80-77—157 (+13) and Barth shot 82-78—160 (+16) to tie for 70th.
Washington and Lee will return to action next Monday and Tuesday as a group of players will compete as individuals in the Virginia Wesleyan Invitational at the Elizabeth Manor Golf Club in Portsmouth, Va.