Golf: Panthers tied for second in latest Division III coaches poll; receive four first place votes

Golf: Panthers tied for second in latest Division III coaches poll; receive four first place votes

The LaGrange golf team is tied for second in the latest Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll released Friday.

The Panthers received as many first place votes (4) as top-ranked Oglethorpe, who had 353 total points. The Panthers finished with 336 points to tie for second with Redlands, who had five first place votes.

The Panthers are ranked third in the Golfstat.com Division III rankings. Redlands has the top ranking, followed by Oglethorpe and the Panthers.

The Panthers have three golfers ranked in the Top 25 of the Golfstat.com Division III individual rankings. Senior Cory Howard is fourth, sophomore Osborn Theam is 10th and sophomore Logan Lanier is 21st.

The Panthers are coming off their second straight USA South Tournament title and wil play in the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament on May 12-15 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C.