No. 16 Bearcats aim for first Peach Belt Conference title

No. 16 Bearcats aim for first Peach Belt Conference title

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The No. 16-ranked Lander men's golf team will look to capture its first conference title this weekend when it begins play at the Peach Belt Conference Men's Golf Championship at the Slammer & Squire Course in St. Augustine, Fla.

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STORYLINES:

• The Bearcats will tee off at 12:00 p.m. on Friday and will be grouped with No. 9 USC Aiken and No. 10 Columbus State.

• Lander's lineup will consist of senior James Bartlett, juniors Garrett Atkinson and Michael Brodie, and sophomores Jon Parker and Conor Richards.

• Richards owns the lowest stroke average in the conference at 71.3.

• The Bearcats placed second at last year's PBC Championship, the best finish in program history. 

• Lander has four top-five finishes on the season. 

• The Bearcats produced the event's medalist in 2016 when Michal Pospisil claimed the title.

• The tournament will consist of 54 holes with 18 being played on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the par-72, 6,939-yard course.