By Mike Lehman, TTU Sports Information
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Tech men’s golf team continues its fall campaign at the Grover Page Classic, competing at Jackson Country Club on Monday Oct. 4 and Tuesday, Oct. 5.
GROVER PAGE CLASSIC: Oct. 4-5, 2021 – 54 holes (36 Monday, 18 Tuesday), located at the par-72, 6,816-yard Jackson Country Club in Jackson, Tenn. Play will begin Monday with a shotgun start at 8:00 a.m. CT. The third and final round will commence Tuesday with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m.
GOLDEN EAGLE LINEUP: Competing for the Golden Eagles are sophomore Nick Sutton, returning freshman Mark McDearman, junior Chance Taylor, senior Bracton Womack, and true freshman Avery Irwin. Competing as an individual is redshirt freshman Jackson Skeen.
THE COMPETITION: The 16-team field consists of host UT Martin, as well as Alabama State, Austin Peay, Bellarmine, Belmont, Central Arkansas, Eastern Illinois, Indian Hills CC, Murray State, New Orleans, Nicholls, SIUE, Southern Illinois, Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech, and Union.
THOUGHTS FROM HEAD COACH POLK BROWN: “After a couple of weeks off from tournament play, the guys have been hard at work. We’re excited to get back to Jackson and to play at Jackson Country Club for the first time ever in the fall. It will certainly have a different feel to it, but nonetheless, it’s an event we’ve had a great deal of success in. We look to continue that trend on Monday and Tuesday. The guys are ready to go and wer’re looking forward to a great opportunity in front of us.”
Photo by Thomas Corhern, TTU Sports Information
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