Editors Note: Story from NJCAA.com
MELBOURNE, FL (May 21, 2016) - After shooting a
collective 8-under par on the final day, McLennan
(Texas) ended a six-year championship drought Friday
as it seized the NJCAA Division I men’s golf title at
Duran Golf Course.
With a four-day total score of 1,128, the
finished 24-under par and eight strokes better than
second-place Western Texas.
Leading the way for McLennan was Ryan Scott
who finished seventh overall in the individual standings
as he penciled a 7-under par for the week. Johnson’s
best round was on day two when he shot 67 on the par
72 course. The best round of the week for the
Highlanders, however, went to Ryan Brown who tallied a
65 in the third round play.
McLennan started the week in fourth place as it
registered a 290 following first round action. With an
impressive second round score of 277, the Highlanders
overtook the top spot where they continued to thrive
with third and fourth round totals of 281 and 280,
Despite starting the final day four spots back, Kerry
Sweeney of Eastern Florida State surged to the top of
the leaderboard after shooting a 65 to be crowned the
individual champion. Sweeney wrapped up the week
with an overall score of 275, good for 13-under par.
Augustin Hole of Odessa (Texas) followed with a four-
day total of 278, while there was a three-way tie for
On the team leaderboard, Midland (Texas) placed
with Indian Hills (Iowa) and Eastern Florida State
This is McLennan’s fourth men’s golf championship
previous celebrations taking place in 1984, 2009 and
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