Furman’s Will Morlan’s second round 7-under par 63 put the Paladin sophomore in position to win the Old Town Collegiate in Winston-Salem.
At Saphire Valley, Gaffney’s Seth Taylor shot identical 3-under par rounds of 69 to put his Coastal Carolina team in position to win the J.T Poston Invitational.
Both golfers ended the final round as winners.
Gaffney’s Taylor leads Coastal to win
Taylor finished as the individual runner-up and got to carry the Mail Box trophy back to Conway.
The Chants won the tournament by 2-shots over Western Carolina.
The tournament hosted by WCU is sponsored by former Catamount star J.T. Poston, (The Postman) now on the PGA Tour and was played at the Country Club of Saphire Valley.
Taylor finished 2-shots behind individual champion Walker Isley from UNC-Wilmington.
The Chants put four golfers in the top-20 individually. Former SCGA Amateur champion Tyler Gray finished third with Trey Crenshaw 14th and Chesnee’s Garrett Cooper in 19th.
Scores from the J.T. Poston Invitational https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=player&tid=26955
Second round 63 helps Furman’s Morlan win first college tournament
Morlan came close to a win in the Paladins season opening tournament at the Gopher Invitational.
He finished third in Minnesota, but closed out the tournament at the Old Town Club with a 1-under par 69 for a 54 hole total of 10-under par 200 and his first college win.
Morlan shared medalist honors with Xavier Marcoux from Rutgers who carded a final round 5-under par to pick up three spots and tie the Paladin golfer.
Kansas State won the team title by a shot over Wake Forest.
Furman finished in third place with an 841 total, three shots behind the Wildcats.
Scores from the Old Town Intercollegiate https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=player&tid=26058
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