Winners of TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate Tournament named

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Freshman Robert Fox of Shenandoah University. Photo by Alexandra Leung.
Freshman Robert Fox of Shenandoah University. Photo by Alexandra Leung.

After two days of intense competition, the 2016 TaylorMade-adidas Intercollegiate Tournament at Dataw Island is over and two colleges have claimed victory.

Guilford College has taken the men’s tournament with a team score of 888 over 56 holes, followed closely by Wittenberg with 892. Guilford also boasts the first place individual, Ty Palmer, with a score of 216 followed closely by runner-up and teammate Justin Perdue with 217.

Wittenberg College swept the board for the women’s tournament with a total team score of 627 over 36 holes followed by Bridgewater with 644. Wittenberg also took the first place individual, Macy Hubbard, with a score of 144 while teammate Jane Hopkinson-Wood took runner-up with 145.

The tournament featured a field of 158 student golfers from 19 colleges. The players competed on Dataw’s Cotton Dike and Morgan River courses; Tom Fazio and Arthur Hills’ designs that hosted the 2015 CGA Senior Amateur and the 2015 South Carolina Open, along with many other prestigious amateur and professional events.

This year the following colleges participated: Ohio Wesleyan University, Virginia Wesleyan, Guilford, MacMurray, Mary Hardin Baylor, Hampden-Sydney, Mt. St. Joseph’s, Shenandoah, Spalding, Kenyon, Carnegie Mellon, Wittenberg, Ferrum, Hardin-Simmons, Washington-Lee, Marymount, Bridgewater, St. Mary’s and Sand Hills CC.