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Men's Golf returns to stroke play at the Sea Palms Invitational

Men's Golf returns to stroke play at the Sea Palms Invitational

Morehead State men's golf returns to stroke play at the Sea Palms Invitational hosted by Western Carolina University.


The Eagles enter the tournament following their fifth top-10 finish of the year at The Joust, where they placed second on the leaderboard. Joe Muschong will head the lineup, looking to build off his second place finish and an OVC Golfer of the Week honor.

Fifth-year Ryan Gillum also turned in a strong performance at The Joust, fashioning rounds of 73-76-69—218, tying for tenth.

Head coach Matthew Martin also employs a lineup of Zac Viminitz, Cameron Travis and Nolan Piazza, who will round out of the Eagles quintet.

The field is loaded with familiar faces, including conference rivals Austin Peay and Belmont, former OVC members Eastern Kentucky and Jacksonville State, and regional challenger Marshall.

The two-day, 54-hole tournament tees off Friday from Sea Palms Resort in St. Simons Island, Ga, before concluding Saturday.

Course: Sea Palms Resort (St. Simons Island, Ga.)
Yardage (Par): 6664 Yards (71)
Teams (19): Abilene Christian, Appalachian State, Austin Peay, Bellarmine, Belmont, Dayton, Eastern Kentucky, Jacksonville State, Marshall, Morehead State, Oakland, Radford, Samford, Siena, Stetson, Western Carolina, Wright State, Xavier, Youngstown State

1. Joe Muschong (5th, Lexington, Ky.)
2. Zac Viminitz (5th, Whitby, Ontario)
3. Cameron Travis (So., Richmond, Ky.)
4. Ryan Gillum (5th, Grayson, Ky.)
5. Nolan Piazza (Fr., Niagara Falls, Canada)

By Talia Gennarelli, Morehead State Athletic Media Relations