Beginning with the 2012-2013 season, the Georgia Cup will now recognize a women’s division with three school’s participating in the Cup’s inaugural season: Berry, Oglethorpe and Piedmont.
2011-2012 Season Recap
The Oglethorpe University men’s golf team reclaimed the Georgia Cup on Tuesday afternoon with their second place finish at Emory’s Spring Invitational. The events was the final of a year-long cumulative competition recognizing men’s NCAA Division III golf in Georgia. The Petrels topped second place Emory by a healthy 3.78 strokes per 18 holes.
The 2011-12 Cup was contested over 11 tournaments and 51 adjusted rounds of golf, both records. The Petrels posted 294.50 stroke average throughout the season, the second lowest recorded total for a season next to Oglethorpe’s 2003 squad that posted a 291.00 stroke average.
LaGrange’s Hudson Keener won Player-of-the-Year honors unseating last year’s winner, Oglethorpe’s Eric Quinn. Keener bested Emory’s Ryan Dagerman by .389 strokes per round and topped Petrel freshman Anthony Maccaglia by .915 strokes per round. Keener’s stroke average of 71.980 is the fourth lowest recorded in Cup history and he became only the second player the second golfer to win Player-of-the-Year honors twice.