Hampton Mens Golf Finished Fifth At PGA Championship

Port St. Lucie, Fl. – The Hampton men’s golf team concluded their season over the weekend with a fifth-place finish in the PGA Work Collegiate Championships hosted by the PGA of America at the PGA Golf Club, Wanamaker course in Port St. Lucie, FL.

Bethune-Cookman won the event after rounds of 300-290 for a 590 total to squeak out a four-stroke victory over FAMU who shot 300-294 for a 594. Tennessee State finished third with a total of 597, while Savannah State placed fourth with a total of 610. Men’s Division I was the only score to be shortened by the rain.

Arriek Douglas tied for 18th as he shot a total of 153 with rounds of 76-77.

Everett Whitten, Jr., shot rounds of 72-81 for a total 153 total and finished tied for 18th.

Jairus Gaines shot rounds of 80-79 for a total of 159 to place 27th overall.

Jordan Samuels finished 35th  after rounds of 87-78 for a 165 total.

Mateo Manzanares placed 50th after scoring rounds of 89-76 and a WD for his total.

For more information on Hampton University men’s golf, please contact the Office of Sports Information at 757-727-5757 or visit the official Pirates website at www.hamptonpirates.com.