Lander's Parker selected as PBC Men's Golfer of the Week

Lander's Parker selected as PBC Men's Golfer of the Week

GREENWOOD  Lander's Jon Parker, a freshman from Greenwood, S.C., was selected the Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Week it was announced by the league office today.

Parker had the best outing of his career at the Bobcat Invitational earlier this week, shooting a 217 (71-78-68) to finish third overall and help lead nationally-ranked Lander to a third-place finish, the team's best finish of the spring. 

Parker shot the second-lowest round of the entire tournament with his 68 on Tuesday in the final round. He is the seventh Bearcat in program history to earn PBC Golfer of the Week honors. The Bearcats have registered two PBC weekly honors for just the third time in history and the first since 2009-10. 

Lander shot a 285 on the final round at the Bobcat Invitational, seven strokes lower than any other team in the field. The Bearcats are ranked 6th in the nation by Golfstat and 17th by the Golf Coaches Association of America.