Three of EMU’s four golfers shot their low score of the year as the Royals finished up their fall season Monday and Tuesday at the VSGA Intercollegiate Championship. The men were one of 18 teams from Virginia playing on the par-71 Stonehenge Golf and Country Club in Richmond, Va.
EMU’s men had one of the best team scores of the day, making a big jump into a tie for fourth place at the Emory & Henry Fall Classic in Abingdon, Va., on Tuesday. The Royals cut 38 strokes off their team score, marking the biggest one-day improvement in program history.
EMU’s golf men participated in the Shenandoah Invitational on Sunday and Monday at the Winchester Country Club in Winchester. For the first time this year, the Royals put a full team on the course and they came home with consistent cards.
EMU’s golf men each made improvements on their second round, shaving off a combined 14 strokes at Monday’s season-opening Tom Kinder Memorial. More impressively, as the Royals sent only three men to the event, each golfer took nearly five strokes off his total in the afternoon.
EMU’s golf men wrapped up the 2016-17 season at the ODAC Championships on Tuesday. Playing under tough conditions on the Stoney Creek Golf Course at the Wintergreen Resort, the Royals finished 11th as a team.
The Royals made the biggest Day Two improvement of any of the 11 teams at the Lynchburg College Invitational on Tuesday, shaving off 12 strokes. EMU’s golfers have improved their team score in every round they have played at their two tournaments this spring.
If the fall season was any indication, EMU’s golf men are ready to surpass expectations, highlighted by breaking the program low round in the year’s first tournament. The men hope to do the same on the ODAC level, after being picked No. 11 in the ODAC Preseason Poll in a vote of the league’s coaches.
EMU’s golf men had a great first day at the VSGA Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Va. Although the second day was a bit rougher, the Royals still end their fall portion of the 2016-17 season with hopes for a big spring.
EMU’s golf men were at the Shenandoah Invitational on Sunday and Monday, taking home 15th place as a team. With the rains between rounds one and two freshening up the course, the Royals were one of 11 teams to lower their score on day two.
Even with a rough start, EMU’s golf men ended on a positive note, breaking a program record on the first day of the Tom Kinder Memorial at Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg. The Royals picked up where they left off last year when they toppled the overall low round three different times.
The Eastern Mennonite University golf men finished up their year a three-day ODAC Championships at Wintergreen Resort. Playing on the Monocan and Shamokin courses of Stoney Creek, the Royals enjoyed the weather and turned it into some of their best par-72 team scores of the season.
EMU’s golf men had one final tune-up for the ODAC Championships, golfing this weekend at the Roanoke Invitational. Competing against six other conference schools, the Royals settled for a ninth-place finish.
The EMU men’s golf team finished up a two-day tournament in Williamsburg, Va., on Tuesday, with junior Josh Alderfer landing his second straight top-10 finish. The Apprentice School hosted the Glen Heath Shipbuilders Memorial at the Williamsburg Golf Club.
The Eastern Mennonite men's golf team lost to a pair of nationally-ranked teams in a match-play event held at the Wintergreen Resort on Sunday. The day also served as a preview of the course that will host the ODAC Championships later this month.
Despite the long layoff over the winter months, EMU’s golf men picked up right where they left off – making major improvements. The Royals whacked 13 strokes off their team score on the final day of the Lynchburg College Invitational to hold on to seventh place at their first event of the spring season.
Eastern Mennonite’s golf men had a great finish to the fall half of the season, breaking their program record for the third time this season and earning the best team finish in the program’s four-year history.
Playing on their home course sure helped the Royals, as the golf men shot a new low round at the VSGA Intercollegiate. Despite playing in wet conditions both days, Eastern Mennonite’s men shot a 317 on Monday’s first round, before adding a 318 on Tuesday, which also would have beaten the previous low round of 320.
Day two was full of improvements for the EMU golf men at this weekend’s Shenandoah Fall Invite in Front Royal. The Royals hacked 29 strokes off their team score on Sunday, making one of the biggest second-day improvements of any of the 13 teams at the tournament.
EMU’s golf men had a great start to the 2015-16 season, breaking a program record at the Tom Kinder Memorial at Lakeview Golf Course in Harrisonburg over the weekend. Despite a wet course, the Royals set a new team low round on Saturday.
EMU golf coach Wendell Eberly has an air of excitement and hope for the 2015-16 season. With his best golfers coupled with a group of talented newcomers, the Royals expect to make a move up in the ODAC standings.
The EMU golf teams have released the fall portion of their upcoming season, with the first men's tournament set for the second weekend of September. The women have a more limited fall schedule, with two events set in October.