DICKSON, Tenn. - Cumberland
University's Josh Young
led the Bulldogs to the 2009 TranSouth Men's Golf Championship. Young carded a
(77-68-78) 223 to take the Medalist honors. Cumberland University
won the tournament with a (306-294-315) 915. Trevecca's Joey Bradley earned the
TranSouth Freshman of the Year award with a (70-75-85) 230. Scott Wilkerson of Cumberland was named the
2009 TranSouth Coach of the Year.
TranSouth Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championships were played at the
Greystone Golf Course in Dickson,
six teams and 30 golfers competing. The course played to a par of 72 over 6858
yards. The entire tournament was played in difficult weather conditions. Rain,
wind and cold tested the entire tournament field.
Methodist shot a (308-317-316) 941 to finish second. The rest of the team
results were; Bethel College (309-305-329) 943, Union
University (311-312-320) 943, Trevecca
(299-318-337) 954, and Lyon
College (334-330-318) 982.
All-TranSouth team includes; Josh Young (Cumberland),
Logan Pressnell (Martin) with a (73-77-75) 225, Mills Hamaguchi (Union) carded
a (75-77-75) 227, Joey Bradley (Trevecca), Adam Maxwell (Cumberland)
tallied a (76-72-83) 231, and Beau Brown (Bethel)
at (75-74-83) 232.
Cumberland will advance to the 59th Annual NAIA Men's Golf National
Championships to be held May 19-22 at the TPC Deer Run in Silvis, Illinois.
course architect was Mark McCumber and opened in 1998. Former PGA Pro
Bob Wolcott was the original Golf Pro at the course. The course has
hosted several significant events in its short history. It was the home
to the Men's and Women's Tennessee State Open from 1999-2003. It has
also hosted U.S. Open First Round Qualifying twice, the home of the
Monday Qualifying for the BellSouth Senior PGA Tournament, and the home of the 2004 1st Stage PGA Tour School Qualifying.
All-TranSouth/All-Tournament Awards Team Champion - Cumberland University Medalist/Player of the Year - Josh Young, Cumberland All-Tournament/All-TranSouth - Josh Young (CU), Logan Pressnell (MMC), Mills Hamaguchi (UU), Joey Bradley (TNU), Adam Maxwell (CU), Beau Brown (BC) Freshman of the Year - Joey Bradley, Trevecca Coach of the Year -
TranSouth Men's Golf Scholar-Athletes
Benton Hart, Tim Hill, Adam Maxwell
Bradley Biggers, Christopher Campbell, Aaron Crawford, Seth Johnson
Neylan Roberts, Derik Elmore
Will Scism, Clifton Smith, Josh Fields
Stephen Brooks, Jake Carroll, Matt Kelley, Tyler Lay, Andrew Mangrum, Clay Mallard, Ben Ayris