The Waynesville Tigers traveled to The Club at Old Kinderhook in Camdenton on Wednesday, April 11.
Head Waynesville Tigers Golf Coach Rube Dowell said this about the day, “We finally got a taste of spring weather with a bit of wind and it felt great! The course was in excellent condition and there were some great scores today by many teams and individual players.”
The Invitational had 28 teams that participated. Columbia Rockbridge won as a team with a score of 294. Hudson Dubinski of Rockbridge won the individual medal with a score of 6 under par 65.
The Tigers shot a team score of 427 on the day.
Coach Dowell said this about the teams improvement, “The Tigers continue to score better as a team as we improved another 15 strokes from Monday.” He also said, “This is the type of progress that is needed for us to begin to compete. The team has improved 48 strokes in tournaments over the last week. Fueling the lower scores, was the play of sophomore Aaron Choi, who led the Tigers with a career best 92.”
Ben Whitten was not far behind him with a score of 98 in the tournament. Ben Pollman shot 116 and Max Reyes shot a 121. AJ Cabanes also scored 131 as an individual on the day.
The Tigers will host their own Invitational Monday at Piney Valley Golf Course on Fort Leonard Wood at 9:30 AM. Coach Dowell said this about the difference in the Waynesville Tournament, “Our tournament is unique as we play a 6-player format with 2 stroke play scores, 1-4 ball (also known simply as best ball) score, and 1- 2 man scramble score.” He also said, “We have some good teams and some very good players in this year's tournament. We invite everyone to come out and see the Tigers play. There is no cost for admission to this tournament.”