GREENSBORO, N.C. - The LaGrange golf team finished its first fall tournament with a fifth place finish at the Tournament Town Championship Preview. The tournament was played at the Grandover Resort, site of the 2015 NCAA Division III national championship.
The No. 8 Panthers posted a final round 304 for a three-day total of 893. Top-ranked Oglethorpe won the 18-team tournament, which featured 13 teams ranked in the Golfstat Division III top 25.
Sophomore Osborn Theam led the team with a third place finish. Theam had a two-under par total of 214, after a final round 75. He tied for third in the tournament with 11 birdies.
The Panthers will travel to Columbus, Ohio for the Gordin Classic. The tournament will be held Sept. 29-30 at the Columbus Country Club.
The Gordin Classic annually matches the best NCAA Division men's golf teams in one of the nation's most prestigious small-college tournaments. The tournament is named after longtime Ohio Wesleyan coach Dr. Richard Gordin.