USC Upstate Makes Short Trip to Greenville this Weekend for Furman Intercollegiate

USC Upstate Makes Short Trip to Greenville this Weekend for Furman Intercollegiate

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's golf team will make the short trip to Greenville this weekend to compete in the 49th Annual Furman Intercollegiate from the par 72, 6994-yard Furman University Golf Course.

The teams will play 18 holes each day with tee times slated for 8:50 a.m. on Friday and 8:40 a.m. on Saturday. The final round on Sunday is scheduled to tee off at 9:30 a.m.

USC Upstate is one of 20 teams competing in this weekend's tournament along with Furman, USC Aiken, Charleston Southern, Dartmouth, Francis Marion, Gardner-Webb, Harvard, High Point, James Madison, Marshall, North Florida, Presbyterian College, Samford, Temple, Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Wichita State, Winthrop and Yale.

The Spartans are sending out a five-player lineup consisting of Jordan Warnock, Reid Bedell, Matt Carter, Hunter Fry and Sun Paripunna.

USC Upstate tied its season-best performance last weekend at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular finishing in fourth place while Warnock finished runner-up for his best career performance at 3-under 213. The finish by Warnock was the best by a Spartan men's golfer since Ryan Cornfield won the Furman Intercollegiate during the 2015-16 season. Carter also tallied his third career top-10 performance finishing tied for seventh place.

USC Upstate led the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular in par 3 scoring with a 3.13 stroke average, and was third in pars and birdies, fifth in par 4 scoring and sixth in par 5 scoring. Warnock was first among the tournament field in par 3 scoring and led the team in par 4 scoring and birdies, while tying for second at the tournament in eagles. Carter was first in pars while Sam Merrell, playing as an individual, paced the field with two eagles.

Live scoring of the Furman Intercollegiate will be available this weekend on via Golfstat. Updates will also be posted on the USC Upstate men's golf Twitter page (@UpstateMWGolf).

The Spartans travel to Nashville, Tenn. April 9-10 for the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate.

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