The University of Richmond men's golf team had its historic 2017 campaign come to a close in the NCAA Regionals on Wednesday afternoon at the Kampen Course, despite a strong final round that put the team in contention to move up the leaderboard.
It was moving day at the 2017 NCAA Men's Golf Regionals and the University of Richmond was up to the task but despite outstanding performances from its two freshmen, remain in the 10th position with one round to play.
The University of Richmond men's golf team did exactly what it needed to do during Monday's opening round of the NCAA Regionals at the Kampen Course; put itself into position to make a run at a top five spot. The Spiders fired a +9, 297 and rest in sole possession of 10th place, just five strokes outside the top five.
The University of Richmond men's golf team begins step one on the road to a national championship on Monday morning when it tackles the Kampen Course in round one of the 2017 NCAA Regionals. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.
The University of Richmond men's golf team is West Lafayette, Ind. bound for the NCAA Regional Championships, hosted by Purdue, fresh off winning its first Atlantic 10 Team Championship in program history. The 12th seeded Spiders will compete with 12 other programs on Kampen Course, May 15-17.
At long last, the wait is over for University of Richmond men's golf head coach Adam Decker and his program. After three-straight second place finishes at the Atlantic 10 Golf Championships, the Spiders broke through, in dominant fashion, to claim the program's first title since joining the A-10.
The wind was swirling at the Grand Cypress Golf Club – New Course on Saturday as the University of Richmond men's golf team took the course in Round Two of the Atlantic 10 Championship. Scoring wasn't as "easy" as it was on Friday but the Spiders held serve and then some and will take a team lead of eight strokes into the final round on Sunday.
It was a slow start for the University of Richmond men's golf team at Grand Cypress Golf Club in the opening round of the 2017 Atlantic 10 Championship, but it's all about how you finish. The Spiders closed the back nine on fire, finishing with a team score of -15, 273 to tie for the lead after round one.
The University of Richmond men's golf team begins its quest for its first Atlantic 10 Championship on Friday when five Spiders take to the course looking to build on three-straight second place finishes in this event.
Matthew Lowe had arguably the best weekend of his spring season at the Gary Koch Invitational this week and those results have earned him the nod as Atlantic 10 Golfer of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Thursday afternoon.
Matthew Lowe stepped on the course in third and final round of the Gary Koch Invitational with his game face on and did not disappoint. The junior produced the best round of his spring, carding a three-under 69, en route to completing the tournament with a two-under par 214 for the week; good for a tie for ninth overall. The team went on to finish 12th.
Senior Jason Park clinched the win with a match-play victory on the 18th green.