Griffin Wins Title, 'Canes Take 2nd at Spring Opener
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. - He's been named a Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week. He's finished in the top five in four tournaments and been a runner-up once during his collegiate career. Now, Georgia Southwestern golfer J.P. Griffin can add "champion" to his resume. Griffin fired a 1-over 73 on Monday to win the individual title at the two-round Frito Lay/Taco Bell Intercollegiate hosted by Jackson State.
GSW finished two strokes behind Division I McNeese State University for the top spot in the team standings. The Hurricanes opened Day 2 in second out of the 14 schools represented in the tournament, 10 of which are NCAA D-I.
Griffin tied for the low round on Day 1 at the par-72, 7128-yard Dancing Rabbit Golf Course with a 74 and ended a stoke behind the low round of Day 2 with his 73. Teammate Craig Gibson ended with a two-day total of 150 which was good for sixth place in the 73-player field. Nate Gahman went 75-78 (153) to tie for 16th. Christopher Hall shaved two strokes off his Day 1 79 score to end with a 12-over 156. Chris Campos tied for 68th in the opening tournament of the spring for the Blue & Gold.
The Hurricanes travels to the Big Easy this weekend to begin play at the University of New Orleans Mardi Gras Invitational on Monday morning.
2012 FRITO LAY/TACO BELL INTERCOLLEGIATE - TEAM SCORES
|Rd 1||Rd 2||Total|
| McNeese State
TOP GSW SCORES