Senior Michael Colgate fired a 69 in the final round of the Kiawah Classic.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Colgate Shines in Final Round of Kiawah Classic

By NU Athletic Communications

Kiawah Island, S.C. - The Nebraska men's golf team carded a 306 in the final round of the Kiawah Classic on Tuesday to them for 13th at 905 strokes. NU posted scores of 302 and 297 in the first two rounds of the tournament. 

Tennessee took home 1st place after shooting a cumulative score of 867.

Senior Michael Colgate fired a 69, the low round of the day, in extremely windy conditions. Colgate opened Sunday with a 75, and carded a 74 on Monday. 

Cameron Jones and Jace Guthmiller tied for 53rd in the Kiawah Classic. Jones carded a final round 76, after a 74 and 79 in the first two rounds of the tournament. Guthmiller shot an 82 on Tuesday, after rounds of 76 and 71.

Sophomore Jackson Wendling tied for 86th place after shooting an 84 on Tuesday. Wendling carded scores of 77 and 74 in the first two rounds of the Kiawah Classic. 

Justin Jennings tied for 91st place at 236 strokes. The senior shot a 79 on Tuesday, after posting rounds of 79 and 78 on Sunday and Monday.

The Nebraska men's golf team is now finished with the fall season and will return in the Spring in February.

Kiawah Classic

Sunday, Oct. 30 – Tuesday, Nov. 01

Kiawah Island, S.C. - Turtle Point Golf Course

Par 72 – 7,061 yards

 

Team Leaderboard

1) Tennessee - 285 - 296 - 286 = 867 

2) Augusta - 288 - 284 - 299 = 871

3) College of Charleston - 294 - 286 - 297 = 877

4) Jacksonville State - 298 - 286 - 295 = 879

5) Coastal Carolina - 298 - 290 - 304 = 892 

6) Lipscomb University - 294 - 300 - 299 = 893

7) Memphis, U. of - 290 - 301 - 303 = 894 

T-8) Troy - 300 - 292 - 304 = 896

T-8) Campbell - 296 - 299 - 301 = 896 

10) Charleston Southern - 302 - 297 - 299 = 898  

11) Rutgers University - 301 - 294 - 306 = 901

12) Winthrop - 294 - 300 - 310 = 904

T-13) Nebraska - 302 - 297 - 306 = 905

T-13) Wofford College - 300 - 301 - 304 = 905

15) Radford - 306 - 301 - 300 = 907

16) Loyola - Maryland - 297 - 312 - 301 = 910

17) Gardner-Webb - 298 - 302 - 312 = 912

18) Abilene Christian U. - 306 - 296 - 311 = 913

19) Maryland - 305 - 302 - 309 = 916 

20) Francis Marion - 304 - 307 - 306 = 917

21) Presbyterian College - 304 - 310 - 314 = 928

22) USC Upstate - 323 - 320 - 318 = 961

Nebraska Lineup

1) Michael Colgate - 75 - 74 - 69 = 218

2) Justin Jennings - 79 - 78 - 79 = 236

3) Cameron Jones - 74 - 79 - 76 = 229

4) Jackson Wendling - 77 - 74 - 84 = 235

5) Jace Guthmiller - 76 - 71 - 82 = 229

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