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Union golf places fourth in Pine Needles Intercollegiate

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. - 2/24/2009 - The Union University golf team opened their spring season with a fourth place finish in the Pineneedles Intercollegiate Golf Tournament on Monday and Tuesday. Union was also fourth after the first round of play.

Union posted a two-day total of 607, just 20 shots behind the tournament champion, Belmont-Abby. Union was led by Ryan Chandler with a 149, good for ninth place. Jesper Swedenborg shot a 151, Clay Mallard posted a 153, Mills Hamaguchi shot 154, and David Hopper posted a 163.

Up next for Union will be the Grover Page Classic, hosted by UT Martin at the Jackson Country Club on March 2-3.


2009 Pine Needles Intercollegiate
Feb. 23-24, 2009
Pine Needles Resort, Southern Pines, N.C.
Par 71, 7,015 yards

Team Standings
1. Belmont-Abbey 301-286--587
2. Greensboro 298-297--595
3. Bridgewater (Va.) 301-305--606
4. Union (Tenn.) 306-301--607
5. Guilford 308-305--613
6. Wingate 310-306--616
t7. Emory 309-309--618
t7. Averett 311-307--618
9. Cape Fear C.C. 316-307--623
10. Hampden-Sydney 329-314--643
11. Wesley 336-338--674

Steven Aldridge
Phone: (731) 661-5027
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