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Clemson Finishes 10th at Nike Golf Collegiate

Clemson Finishes 10th at Nike Golf Collegiate

Clemson, S.C.-Carson Young and Bryson Nimmer both had top 25 finishes to lead Clemson to a 10th place final standing at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational at famed Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.   The 15-team event included 12 of the top 25 teams in the nation, including seven of the top 10.

Clemson finished with an 869 team score on the par 70 course, just three shots more than No. 1 ranked Texas.    Vanderbilt won the tournament with a one under par team score of 839, one shot ahead of the University of Florida.  Clemson had team scores of 286-292 and 291 over the three days and 54 holes. 

Nimmer had the best score of the final day for the Tigers with a two over par 72.  Young had a 73 in the final round.  Both players finished in a tie for 21st with scores of 214, four over par. 

Freshman Doc Redman and junior Josh Fickes had final round scores of 73.  Redman finished 40th in the field of 75 players with a 220 score, while Fickes finished 52nd with a 224 score.  Freshman William Nottingham had a final round 77 to finish with a 225 score.

Larry Penley’s sixth ranked Tigers will now have three weeks off before competing in the U.S. Collegiate in Alpharetta, Georgia October 21-23.

Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational

Team Results

1. Vanderbilt, 2. Florida 840, 3.  Georgia 851, 4. Oklahoma 855, 5.  Oregon 859,  6. Stanford and Southern California 860, 8. Wake Forest 864, 9.  Texas 866, 10. Clemson 869, 11.  Duke 870, 12. Washington 878, 13.  Ohio State and TCU 881, 15.  Arizona 893.

Clemson Individuals

21.  Carson Young 214,  21. Bryson Nimmer 21, 40. Doc Redman 220, 52. Josh Fickes 224,  56.  William Nottingham 225