GREENEVILLE, Tenn. — Tusculum posted a final-round 282 to finish with a two-under par score of 566 to win the 19th annual Tusculum Invitational.
The Pioneers won the event for a second consecutive year and sixth time overall.
Tusculum placed three golfers in the top four and five in the top 10 as the Pioneers capture their second team title of the season. TC’s 566 is the third lowest 36-hole score in school history.
Tusculum won the team title by five shots against tournament runner-up Wingate (571). Lincoln Memorial finished third with 587, including Sunday’s final round 288. Walters State placed fourth with 589, followed by King (593), Tiffin (594), Limestone (595), Tennessee Wesleyan (598), Anderson (599), Catawba (604), Spartanburg Methodist (605), USC Lancaster (607), Tri-County Tech (609), Marian (617), Brevard (619), Bluefield State (624), Virginia Intermont (629) and Mars Hill (662).
Wingate’s Antoine LeSaux won medalist honors as he fired a four-under round of 67 on Sunday to post 138 (-4) and win by two shots against Tusculum’s Justin Harvey, who finished runner-up with 69-71–140 (-2). LeSaux went out in 30, including birdies on his first three holes.
Tusculum’s Nick York tallied a one-under par 70 to finish with 141 and sole possession of third place. Wingate’s Brian Denton, Tiffin’s Blake DeBruyn and TC’s David Talley, all finished in a three-way tie for fourth place with 142. DeBruyn and Denton broke the tie for fourth and fifth place via a scorecard playoff to round out the All-Tournament Team.