Virginia State University’s golf team won its first-ever Division II Title at the 25th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship at Port St. Lucia, FL on May 6 -8.
VSU jumped out to a three-stroke lead over Lincoln University (MO) after the opening round on Friday. “This is a huge tournament for us and we are happy to be sitting in first place in a very tough division,” said Brian Wood, who led the Trojans with a 77. “We have to play better because there are too many good teams. We have to keep our cool.”
VSU shot a 315 (+27) on the first day of the tournament, led by Brian Wood’s 77 and Stephen Grenchi’s 78. Rashad Hunt followed behind Wood and Grenchi firing 78, while Stuart Larus shot 82 and Mike Swope’s 87.
The next day, the Trojans fell behind Lincoln by a stroke heading into the final round. Lincoln (MO) scored 303 the second day and VSU scored 307.
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