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Busse’s top-20 leads Austin Peay Govs in Richmond

APSU Sports Information

APSU Men's GolfRichmond, KY – A top-20 finish from sophomore Michael Busse [1] paced Austin Peay State University men’s golf team at the EKU Intercollegiate, which concluded Sunday at the University Club at Arlington.

Austin Peay Men's Golf comes in 12th at EKU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information) [2]

Austin Peay Men’s Golf comes in 12th at EKU Intercollegiate. (APSU Sports Information)

With a final-round 70, Busse climbed 13 spots to finish tied for 17th at 213 (72-71-70); he and freshman Chase Korte [3] (72-71-72=215; t-24th) tied for the team lead with nine birdies apiece during the tournament.

Sophomore Austin Lancaster [4]‘s final-round 73 gave him a 220 overall (73-74-73) and a tie for 53rd, while freshman Garrett Whitfield [5] (76-72-74=222; t-62nd) and senior Hunter Tidwell [6] (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.