Michelson places second at Royal Lakes Invitational

Michelson places second at Royal Lakes Invitational
Landon Michelson (second from left) placed third at the 2011 Royal Lakes Invitational

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.—Sophomore Landon Michelson placed third at the Royal Lakes Invitational, hosted by Oglethorpe at Royal Lakes Golf Course in Flowery Branch, Ga.

Michelson shot 143, tying with Robby Bruns of No. 2 Methodist University, one stroke behind Ryan Dagerman of Emory University and five strokes back from Joe Evans of No. 8 Christopher Newport University.

As a team, the Panthers finished seventh with a team score of 603. Christopher Newport won the tournament with a score of 585, followed by No. 12 Huntingdon with 587 and Methodist with 588. BSC was the top SCAC finisher at the tournament.

Sophomore Daniel Morris was second for BSC and 26th overall with a score of 150, followed by sophomore Michael Wallace at 28th with 152, senior Matt Kelly at 63rd with 158, and senior Miller Stephens at 72nd with 159.

Royal Lakes was the last tournament of the fall season for the Panthers, who return to the links in February, hosting the 'Southern Shootout, beginning Feb. 28 at Oxmoor Valley Golf Course in Birmingham.