Eagles Complete Oglethorpe Invitational
SAVANNAH, GA – Two current Eagles and two former Eagles placed in the top 20 at the 2009 Oglethorpe Invitational at the Wilmington Island Club Sunday as eight Eagles represented Georgia Southern in the championship round. Considered Savannah’s premier amateur golf tournament, rising seniors Spencer Fulford and Ryan Zabroske finished tied for sixth, while former Eagles Jordan Johnstun and Travis Mobley tied for 17th.
After the opening two rounds of competition, eight Eagles advanced to the championship round having placed in the top 60 of the 117-participant field on the par-72, 6,876 yard course. Standing one stroke behind Zabroske, Fulford (Rocky Mount, N.C.) shaved off one stroke in the final round to finish tied for sixth alongside Zabroske (Alpharetta, Ga.) at 205. Fulford fired a 4-under 68, matching his opening round, as Zabroske carded a 3-under 69 to secure a tournament total 205, six strokes behind the medalist.
Former Eagles Johnstun (Evans, Ga.) and Mobley (Hinesville, Ga.) each tied for 17th place. Johnstun responded from a 1-over 73 second round to finish the tournament strong with a 2-under 70 championship round, while Mobley carded his lowest round of the tournament Sunday with a 4-under 68. Johnstun and Mobley posted 210 tournament totals.
Former Eagle Tripp Kuhlke (Augusta, Ga.) was one of seven to finish in 21st place. Kuhlke owned a 211 total after posting his lowest round on the final 18 with a 68. Finishing one stroke behind Kuhlke was Scott Weeks (Savannah, Ga.) with a 212. The former Eagle carded an even-par 72 to finish tied for 28th.
Also carding an even-par 72, rising junior Logan Blondell (Lakeland, Fla.) wrapped up the tournament tied for 33rd with an aggregated 213. Senior Matt Deal (Statesboro, Ga.), finished one stroke behind teammate Blondell with a 214. Deal concluded the tournament with a 2-under par 70 final round.
- Category: Golf
- Published on Friday, 24 July 2009 16:53