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College teams tune up for conference tournaments

MK Talledo wins first college tournament for College of Charleston

College of Charleston’s MK Talledo from Boiling Springs won her first college tournament with a win at the ECU Ironwood Invitational.

MK Talledo, from the College of Charleston, shot a final round even par 72 to finish in a tie with Christin Eisenbeiss from North Florida for the win at the ECU Ironwood Invitational in Greenville, NC.

Talledo, from Boiling Springs, helped her Cougar team win their second tournament championship of the season.

“The team showed their champions hearts today,” Cougars coach Jaime Futrell said. “It was a tough start, but we finished strong. Congratulations to MK on her first collegiate victory. This was a total team effort,” he said.

The Cougars will next play in the CAA Championship starting on April 15th in Southport, NC.


Upstate finishes second at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate

The USC Upstate Spartans finished second at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate. Upstate’s Beem Pabsimma was the individual runner-up in the tournament.

USC Upstate women’s golf posted three sub-300 team rounds to earn the team’s second straight runner-up finish at the Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate.
The Spartans’ 877 total is the second-lowest event score in program history and the lowest of the 2022 season.

The team’s second-round 285 tied for the team’s lowest round of the season while tying for the second-lowest team round in program history.
Three Spartans claimed top-10 finishes as junior Beem Pabsimma shot two under par rounds to finish as the runner-up in the championship.

Preaw Nontarux and Kathryn Elliott both finished in the top-10.

Mimosa Hills Intercollegiate scores https://results.golfstat.com//public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&tid=24156

Bridgeman and Phillips tie for fourth at Calusa Cup

Area college teams played their last tune-up tournaments before their conference championships begin in a few weeks.
Clemson’s Jacob Bridgeman added another top-5 finish to his list of accomplishments this year after he finished in a tie for fourth place at the Calusa Cup.

Two of the top ten golfers in the PGA Tour University rankings tied for fourth place at the Calusa Cup in Florida.

Georgia’s Trent Phillips and Clemson’s Jacob Bridgeman continued their outstanding seasons with their finishes in the tournament that featured seven of the top twenty-five teams in the country.

The two All-American golfers from Inman, SC finished at 2-under par as both golfers struggled in the final round.

Phillips carded a 74 while Bridgeman shot a 75, but both golfers finished with a 215 total , four shots behind Fred Biondi from Florida who was the medalist.

Georgia Tech was the only team to finish under par.

The Yellow Jackets finished with an 8-under par 856 total to top Florida by 8-shots with Wake Forest in third place.

Just as Bridgeman and Phillips ended the individual competition tied so did their teams.

Georgia and Clemson each finished at 888, 24-over par and tied for sixth place.

Both teams will now prepare for their conference championships.

The SEC Championship begins on April 20th at Sea Island Golf Club on St Simons Island, Georgia while the ACC Championship starts on April 22 at Sharkstooth in Panama City, Florida.

Calusa Cup Scores https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=player&tid=24563

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