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Union falls in Greystone Cup 9-7

Ryan Chandler (left), coach Andy Rushing

JACKSON, Tenn. - 9/21/2010 - The 2010 Greystone Cup goes to the Trevecca Nazarene (Tenn.) University men's golf team. Trevecca defeated Union (Tenn.) University in the Second Annual Greystone Cup, the Trojans second win in as many years. The rules of play are similar to the Ryder Cup Matches. The winner is the first team to accumulate a total of 8 ½ points. Trevecca won this year’s event 9-7.

The event was held at two different courses this year. Monday’s play took place at Trevecca’s home course, the Old Hickory Country Club (Old Hickory, Tenn.). Tuesday’s play moved to Union’s home course, the Jackson National (Jackson, Tenn.).

The third and final round on Tuesday (9/21) was played at Jackson National. All eight members of each team played a head-to-head 18-hole Match Play round against someone from the other team. Trevecca won the Alternate Shot round 4 ½ to 3 1/2 .

The winning putt was made by Trevecca junior David Saldana, he was one down to Union’s Matt Kelly with two holes to go. Saldana’s birdie on 17 gave him the hole win and evened the match. A four-foot par putt on hole number 18 gave Saldana and the Trojans the win.

Match Play Results (Tuesday, Sept. 21)
Bobby Humburg (TNU) won 4 and 3 over Steven Coffelt (UU)
Skip Jones (TNU) won 4 and 2 over Tyler Lay (UU)
David Saldana (TNU) won 1 up over Matt Kelley (UU)
Josh Bratcher (UU) won 2 and 1 over Aaron Gaddis (TNU)
Brett Barry (UU) won 5 and 3 over William Potts (TNU)
Grant Moffett (TNU) won 2 and 1 over Micah Gentle (UU)
Steven Williams (TNU) halved with Ben Waits (UU)
Ryan Chandler (UU) won 1 up over Joey Bradley (TNU)
Trevecca defeated Union 4 1/2 to 3 1/2

Alternate Shot Results (Monday, Sept. 20)
Bobby Humburg/Skip Jones (TNU) won 4 and 3 over Micah Gentle/Steven Coffelt (UU)
Grant Moffet/Aaron Gaddis (TNU) halved with Jesper Swedenborg/Tyler Lay (UU)
Ryan Chandler/Matt Kelley (UU) won 6 and 4 over David Saldana/Steven Williams (TNU)
Brett Barry/Ben Waits (UU) won 1 up over Joey Bradley/William Potts (TNU)
Union defeated Trevecca 2 1/2 to 1 1/2

Four Ball Results (Monday, Sept. 20)
Grant Moffett/Skip Jones (TNU) won 3 and 1 over Josh Bratcher/Jesper Swedenborg (UU)
Bobby Humburg/David Saldana (TNU) won 4 and 2 over Wes Dyer/Tyler Lay (UU)
Steven Williams/Aaron Gaddis (TNU) halved with Brett Barry/Ben Waits (UU)
Joey Bradley/William Potts (TNU) halved with Ryan Chandler/Matt Kelley (UU)
Trevecca defeated Union 3 to 1

Trevecca led after the first two rounds on Monday 4 1/2 to 3 1/2

The event is named after Greystone Golf Club in Dickson, Tenn., located relatively close to a midpoint between the two schools, wasn't available for play due to the course needing to revive its greens after extreme weather conditions this summer.

Up next for Union golf will be the Murray State (Ky.) Invitational on October 4-5.


Steven Aldridge
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