Eagles earn another top 10 finish at Gary Koch Invite

Ryan Pye

After a subpar performance in the Hootie at Bulls Bay, the Georgia Southern Golf team competed at a much more competitive level in the Gary Koch invitational on Monday and Tuesday.

Led by standouts senior Archer Price and junior Steven Fisk, who both shot a 3 under 69 on Tuesday, the last day of play, the Eagles found themselves in 6th place on the leaderboard at the tournament’s end.

Kentucky, the number 28 team in the country, finished the tournament at -35, enough to take first place in the event.

Wrapping up the tournament from Gaston Country Club at 6 over par, GS still wasn’t pleased at finishing outside the top 5 for the second straight event, the Eagles were able to best two other Sun Belt teams in Coastal Carolina and ULM.

“The finish is not what we came here for but the team showed a lot of grit and fight throughout the entire event,” Head coach Carter Collins said.

Now more than ever is a great time for the Eagles to show signs of fight in their play, with the regular season officially coming to a close, and the Sun Belt Championship right around the corner.

The Eagles will head to Raven Golf Club in Destin, Florida for the Sun Belt Championship, which will take place from Sunday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 24.

Ryan Pye, The George-Anne Sports Candidate, gasports@georgiasouthern.edu