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Austin Peay State University Golf moves up to finish third at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate

Austin Peay Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUSevierville, TN – With junior Erik Hedberg recording his second sub-par round of the tournament, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team climbed to third place, Tuesday, during the final day of the Fourth Annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate, played at the Sevierville Golf Club River Course.

Austin Peay Men's Golf improves on final day of Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate to place third. (APSU Sports Information)
Austin Peay Men’s Golf improves on final day of Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate to place third. (APSU Sports Information)

Hedberg shot a 1-under 71 (he had 2-under 70 on Day 1) to finish at 218 and in fourth place overall—his best career finish—as APSU shot an overall 892, tying with Southern Illinois for third.

Western Kentucky (876) rallied to win the event, shooting a final-round 291 to roar past Murray State (879).

Senior Chris Baker provided Hedberg able support, ending the final day with a 74 and 222 overall and tied for 16th. Tyler Phillips shook over a couple of tough early rounds to finish with a 75 while fellow senior Austin Kramer was the other counter with a 76 and a 225 total.

Sophomore Justin Arens recorded a 77 on the final day while freshman Sean Butscher, playing as an individual, had a 75 on the final day.

Box Score

Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate
Sevierville Golf Club (River Course)
Sevierville, TN

Finish School – Players Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Totals
T 3 Austin Peay State University 290 306 296 892
T 4 Erik Hedberg (3) 70 77 71 218
T 16 Chris Baker (1) 71 77 74 222
T 22 Austin Kramer (2) 75 74 76 225
T 37 Justin Arens (4) 74 78 77 229
53 Tyler Phillips (5) 78 80 75 233
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