Bucs Aim to Rebound in 41st Schenkel Invitational
Bucs Aim to Rebound in 41st Schenkel Invitational
Thursday, March 18, 2021

Men’s Golf to tee off in Statesboro, Ga.

STATESBORO, Ga. (March 18, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s golf team will tee off in its second tournament in six days, this time competing in the 41st Schenkel Invitational hosted by Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Ga. The tournament will be held at the Forest Heights Country Club between Friday, March 19 – Sunday, March 21.

TOURNAMENT INFORMATION
Dates: 
Friday, March 19 – Sunday, March 21
Location: 
Statesboro, Ga. | Forest Heights Country Club
Course Info: 
Par 72 – 6,962 yards
Weather: Friday (High 62, Low 37); Saturday (High 52, Low 40); Sunday (High 58, Low 43)
Format: 
18-18-18 (Friday-Saturday-Sunday)
Tee Times:
10:00 (Friday 1/10); 9:00 (Saturday 1/10); 9:00 (Sunday 1/10)
Live Stats: GolfStat

Buc Nation
ETSU is entering the tournament following an 8th-place finish at the General Hackler Championship on Tuesday afternoon. The Bucs were led by Archie Davies (Carlisle, England) and Trevor Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) who each finished tied for 19th. Davies will line up in the top spot again this week, while Hulbert will follow suit in second.

Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan), Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Ben Carberry (Bonnybridge, Scotland) round out the lineup for the Blue & Gold. The lone individual competitor for the Bucs will be Austin Carter (Kingsport, Tenn.).

About the Tournament
This weekend will mark the 41st Annual Schenkel Invitational hosted by the Eagles. ETSU’s best finish in the tournament was a 2nd-place spot in the 2019 event. ETSU also finished T-4th in 1980 when Mike Hulbert placed fourth in the field.

The tournament will be played at the Forest Heights Country Club and will be a par-72 layout playing 6,962 yards in length.

The Field
The 2021 Shenkel Invitational features some top teams, including: N.C. State (No. 21), Kentucky (No. 38) and host Georgia Southern (No. 40). There are also two individuals found inside the Top-50 that will be competing this weekend: Furman’s Keller Harper (No. 25) and Campbell’s Pontus Nyholm (No. 31).

ETSU’s Lineup
ETSU will use the lineup of: 1) Archie Davies; 2) Trevor Hulbert; 3) Shiso Go; 4) Jack Rhea; 5) Ben Carberry and Ind.) Austin Carter.

Coverage
Fans are encouraged to follow along in all three rounds as live stats will be provided by GolfStat. Fans can also tune in to Twitter by following @ETSU_MGolf.

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