Vol Golfers Swingin' for Success

(UTSports.com) -- The Tennessee men's golf team finished in fifth place at the Callaway Golf Collegiate Match Play Championships after defeating SEC-rival Georiga 4-1 in the winners consolation B final played Tuesday at Reynolds Plantation Country Club in Greensboro, Ga.

UCLA defeated Georgia Tech 4-1 to win the team competition.

Senior Philip Pettitt defeated Georgia's Adam Mitchell 2 and 1 to start the day. Pettitt and Mitchell were all-square for much of the match before Pettitt jumped ahead on the final six holes.

Junior Chris Paisley helped the Vols extend their lead, defeating Georgia's Harris English 4 and 3. David Holmes secured a Tennessee victory with a dominating win over
Georgia's Rob Bennent, 6 and 5.

Freshman Robin Wingardh added a win over Georgia's Hudson Swafford 4 and 2.

Georgia's lone victory came as their Brian Harman defeated UT's Charlie Ford 1 up through 18 holes.

Next the Volunteers will travel to Kahuku, Hawaii for the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate played at the Turtle Bay Golf Resort, Nov. 5-7.


(12) Tennessee def. (6) Georgia, 4-1
Philip Pettitt, Tennessee def. Adam Mitchell, Georgia, 2 and 1
Chris Paisley, Tennessee def. Harris English, Georgia, 4 and 3
Brian Harman, Georgia def. Charles Ford, Tennessee, 1-up
David Holmes, Tennessee def. Rob Bennett, Georgia, 6 and 5
Robin Wingardh, Tennessee def. Hudson Swaford, Georgia, 4 and 2