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Richmond, KY – A top-20 finish from sophomore Michael Busse  paced Austin Peay State University men’s golf team at the EKU Intercollegiate, which concluded Sunday at the University Club at Arlington.
With a final-round 70, Busse climbed 13 spots to finish tied for 17th at 213 (72-71-70); he and freshman Chase Korte  (72-71-72=215; t-24th) tied for the team lead with nine birdies apiece during the tournament.
Sophomore Austin Lancaster ‘s final-round 73 gave him a 220 overall (73-74-73) and a tie for 53rd, while freshman Garrett Whitfield  (76-72-74=222; t-62nd) and senior Hunter Tidwell  (78-71-76=225; t-77th) rounded out the Austin Peay lineup. Tidwell (3.17/hole) equaled Busse for the team-best stroke average on par-3 holes, while Whitfield’s 4.67/hole average on par-5 holes was the Governors best showing on the courses longest offerings.
As a group, the Governors final-round 289 equaled the sixth-best of the day and left them in 12th overall (293-285-289=867).
The Governors will take some time off before returning to action, October 2nd-3rd, in Sapphire, North Carolina at the Hummingbird Invitational, hosted by Western Carolina at the Country Club of Sapphire Valley.