Men’s golf wins team and individual titles in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas – Ole Miss Men’s and Senior Golf Team Jackson suber Last Sunday, the team and individual championships were won by the White Sands Bahamas Invitational.

The Rebels, who finished their tournament with a third-round team score of 279 (-9), ended their tournament with a 3-day score of 283-276-279-838 (-26), the sixth most total bottom of 54 holes. in the history of the school. Ole Miss won her seventh tournament title under the guidance of the head coach Chris Malloy, the first since the team won the 2018 Hootie in Bulls Bay.

Ole Miss led the pack, leading the way in both 4 (+8) and 5 (-28) scores. The winning margin, which ended with an 11-stroke lead over East Tennessee State, was the largest margin of victory the Rebels have had in a tournament win since their 14-stroke victory at the Lamkin Grips San Diego Classic. 2017.

“I’m proud of how these guys finished their rounds every day,” head coach Chris malloy noted. “Today we got off to a great start, but we really struggled halfway through. However, they were able to refocus and finish like a champion. Winning is hard to do in our sport. Winning is also contagious. and I’m waiting for them to build on it and adopt the same mindset in the spring semester. “

He won his third career individual medalist honor and the first in his 2021-22 campaign was senior Jackson suber, who finished their tournament weekend with a three-day score of 68-67-70-205 (-11).

Suber’s tournament performance was impressive, as he finished tied for first in par 4 (-2) points and second in par 5 (-9) to help him win the championship trophy. individual. His three-day score of 205 is now the team’s best for the 2021-22 season.

Not far behind Suber in the individual classification was second Brett Schell, who capped off a dazzling start to his fall season by finishing with another career best performance. He ended his tournament in Nassau tied for seventh at 4 under (71-70-71-212).

Schell at one point saw himself as high as second in the individual standings of the day, largely thanks to an eagle on hole 2 to start his lap on the right foot. Schell was the fourth different rebel to do an eagle at the Ocean Club this weekend, and the third to do so on the par 5 second.

Finishing a nice climb in the individual classification was Evan brown, who, despite starting their weekend with a 2-point round on Friday, rebounded to go 5 under their last 36 holes and tie for 11th. Brown’s three-day score of 213 (74-68-71) is a new personal best in his time with the Rebels, marking his first career Top 20 at Ole Miss.

Participating in his first tournament of the season with the Rebels, at Jack Gnam a late push in rounds two and three rewarded the senior with a 29th place finish at the White Sands. Gnam’s third round score of 67 (-5) saw a total of six birdies and was the lowest final round score for Ole Miss that day.

Completing the game for the Rebels was Kye Meeks, who ended their tournament by shooting a 75 (+3) to finish with a 3-day score of 219 (+3) and tied for 38th place.

After wrapping up their fall season with a victorious weekend in Nassau, Ole Miss is now entering her winter vacation. The first competition of the Rebels’ spring calendar is the Puerto Rico Intercollegiate, which is set to begin February 13 in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

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THE REBELS
1. Jackson suber: 68-67-70-205 (-11)
T7. Brett Schell: 71-70-71-212 (-4)
T11. Evan brown: 74-68-71-213 (-3)
T29. Jack Gnam: 79-71-67-217 (+1)
T38. Kye Meeks: 70-74-75-219 (+3)

* T46. Cecil wegener: 71-82-68-221 (+5)

* in individual competition

TEAM RANKING
1. Ole Miss: 283-276-279-838 (-26)
2. No. 24 East Tennessee State: 293-280-276-849 (-15)
T3. Little Rock: 280-287-284-851 (-13)
T3. San Francisco: 288-282-281-851 (-13)
5. No. 21 South Florida: 283-288-281-852 (-12)
6. Lip comb: 293-284-279-856 (-8)
7. Jacksonville: 288-286-284-858 (-6)
8. Florida Atlantic: 283-297-281-861 (-3)
T9. Florida Gulf Coast: 294-282-287-863 (-1)
T9. Lamar: 296-296-271-863 (-1)
11. Michigan: 288-294-288-870 (+6)
12. Bowling Green: 306-304-292-902 (+38)

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