MGOLF Preview: Buccaneers continue spring tune-up at Furman Intercollegiate

MGOLF Preview: Buccaneers continue spring tune-up at Furman Intercollegiate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern's men's golf team is back on the course this weekend for the three-day Furman Intercollegiate Tournament held at the Furman University Golf Course. The tournament will be held from March 22-24 on campus with the teams playing 18 holes daily.

The Bucs are winding down the tournament schedule with only two events to play prior to the Big South Conference Championships scheduled to be held on April 17-19 at The Patriot at Grand Harbor in Ninety Six, S.C.

CSU Lineup
Alan Smith, Elliot Gothe, Brandon McBride, Connor Moore, Brandon Smith

Participating Teams
Furman, Davidson, Presbyterian, Wofford, Samford, Wichita State, Cincinnati, Minnesota, Yale, Dartmouth, Francis Marion, USC Upstate, Charleston Southern, Akron, Coastal Carolina, Virginia Tech, USC Aiken, Marshall, Winthrop, High Point, Georgia State

Course Information
Furman University Golf Course – Greenville, S.C. – Par 71 – 6,984 Yards

Tee Times and Format
Friday, March 22 – First Round – 1:30 p.m. – Hole 10
Saturday, March 23 – Second Round – 9:30 a.m. – Hole 1
Sunday, March 24 – Final Round – TBD (Based on Standings)

Live Scoring
www.GolfStat.com

Coach's Comments
"We're heading into the final stretch getting ready for the Big South Conference Tournament here. We're putting out a consistent lineup right now and looking to continue playing strong this weekend." – Head Coach Jason Payne.

Preview
Charleston Southern is looking to make strides in the field and continue a strong spring as the Buccaneers are coming off back-to-back top-10 finishes over their last two events.

The Bucs rallied back to win the Wexford Intercollegiate thanks to a 10-under-par round on the final day to claim the team title. Last week, consistent play led the Bucs to a sixth-place result at The Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate.

Brandon Smith and Connor Moore continue to sit among the conference's scoring leaders on the season with the duo both in the top-15 in the Big South.

Smith was the scoring leader for the Bucs after a top-10 finish at The Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate. Moore and McBride tied for 29th in the field, while Gothe and Alan Smith were both among CSU's scoring leaders over the three-day event.

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