Young Harris College´s VALTER ANDERSSON has been named the Peach Belt Conference Men´s Golfer of the week ending March 28.
Andersson took the title at the Bearcat Golf Classic as he led a dominant Young Harris team to a 17-stroke victory. The sophomore from Balsta, Sweden, fired rounds of 71-70-68 for a seven-under-par 209, one stroke ahead of Lincoln Memorial’s Harry Boyle. Andersson was one of two golfers in the 19-team, 101-player field to shoot under par in all three rounds as he won his first career tournament. Young Harris tied its team scoring record with a 279 in the final round and finished first or tied for first for the fourth time this year, including all three spring tournaments. Andersson moves into sixth place on the PBC scoring list with a stroke average of 72.37.
The Mountain Lions wrap up their regular season Tuesday (April 3) when they travel to Loudon, Tennessee, to compete in the Tennessee River Rumble Intercollegiate. Young Harris athletes news.