DICKSON, Tenn. - 9/22/2009 - Union University fell 8 ½ to 7 ½ in the first-ever Greystone Cup at the Greystone Golf Course in Dickson, Tenn. Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) University nipped the Union Bulldogs with a put on the final hole.
The rules of play were similar to the infamous Ryder Cup Matches. The winner would be the first team to accumulate a total of 8 ½ points.
After the first 18 holes on Monday morning Trevecca Nazarene led the competition 3-1.
The second 18 holes on Monday afternoon were interrupted by inclement weather and then later darkness halted the round with only one of the four points decided. Union had closed the gap to 3-2. When the second round resumed on Tuesday morning Union finished with a 3 ½ to ½ advantage giving them an overall edge of 4 ½ to 3 ½.
The final round of 18 holes on Tuesday saw each of the eight members on each team facing someone on the other team in a head-to-head competition. The Greystone Cup came down to the final hole with Trevecca's Grant Moffett needing an eight-foot par putt for the win. The junior drained the putt to give Trevecca the win 8 ½ to 7 ½.
Final Round head-to-head Results:
Tyler Lay (Union) defeated Rece Martin – 3 and 1
Matt Kelley (Union) vs. Bobby Humburg – All Square
Josh Fields defeated David Hopper (Union) – 3 and 2
Brett Barry (Union) vs. Skip Jones – All Square
Jesper Swedonberg (Union) defeated David Saldana – 1 Up
William Potts defeated Mills Hamaguchi (Union) – 3 and 2
Grant Moffett defeated Clay Mallard (Union) – 1 UP
Joey Bradley defeated Ryan Chandler (Union) – 3 and 2
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