Fisher Places 7th as Tornados Improve in Final Round at Piedmont Fall Invitational

Fisher Places 7th as Tornados Improve in Final Round at Piedmont Fall Invitational

Phil de Montmollin: Sports Information Director

CLARKESVILLE, Ga. – Austin Fisher finished in seventh place after hitting a final-round 73 to lead three Brevard College golfers at the Piedmont Fall Invitational held Monday and Tuesday at The Orchard Golf & Country Club in Clarkesville, Georgia.

After hitting a 75 in the tournament's first round on Monday, Fisher gained two spots on the final leaderboard with his 73 on Tuesday to place seventh in a field of 56 total golfers.

In fact, all three Brevard College golfers improved upon their first-round scores.  Thomas Purcell leaped up 12 places after hitting a 76 in the second round to finish in a tie for 22nd place.  Thibault Tranchant improved seven strokes from round one to round two with a final round 76 to jump nine spots and into a tie for 29th place.

Lucas Spahl of Methodist University won the event with a three-under-par total score of 141 (72-69).

The par-72 Orchard course played at 6,884 yards and conditions were warm for the competitors with temperatures reaching the mid-80s.

The Brevard College Men's Golf team will conclude its Fall Schedule on Monday, October 29 with the Maryville College Invitational at the Maryville College-Egwani Farms Golf Course in Rockford, Tennessee.

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Brevard College Men's Golf at Piedmont Fall Invitational

The Orchard Golf & Country Club

Par 72, 6,884 yards


7th - Austin Fisher, 75-73 – 148 (+4)

22nd (tie) – Thomas Purcell, 81-76—157 (+13)

29th (tie) - Thibault Tranchant, 83-76—159 (+15)