When the 2019-20 college golf season was canceled final March, College of Charleston was taking part in a observe spherical at the Golf Club at Briar’s Creek in Johns Island, South Carolina. A yr later, the team claimed the victory there, profitable the Briar’s Creek Invitational by one shot of Miami, a top-20 team in the nation, when graduate senior Victoria Huskey sank a birdie putt on her closing gap.
The Cougars completed 54 holes at 9-over 873 on March 16 and topped a number of Power 5 groups, together with Maryland, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, North Carolina, Minnesota and Illinois. It was head coach Jamie Futtrell’s thirty first profession win, which ties for thirteenth all-time amongst lively Division I coaches.
Before profitable at Briar’s Creek, the Cougars had completed runner-up at the Kiawah Island Classic.
“Last year, COVID made us stop (our spring season) here,” mentioned Futrell. “To come back, and win this golf tournament a year later, is just unbelievable for us. We beat a lot of great teams. This is the biggest win we’ve ever had in the history of our program. Briar’s Creek is also such a special place. To do it in front of our sponsors and friends, it couldn’t be a better place to win.”
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