USC Upstate Heads to Nashville for Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate

USC Upstate Heads to Nashville for Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's golf team will travel to Nashville, Tenn. for its fifth event of the spring season April 9-10 competing at the 2nd Annual Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate hosted by Lipscomb from the par 71, 6943-yard Richland Country Club.

The Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate is a 54-hole tournament played over the course of two days. Monday will feature 36 holes of competition with the final 18 holes scheduled for Tuesday. Tee times for the tournament will be 9:30 a.m. EST on Monday and 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday.

USC Upstate is one of 14 teams competing at the two-day tournament along with Lipscomb, Lipscomb (B), Abilene Christian, Belmont, Bradley, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, Maryland, Memphis, Mercer, Rice, Samford and Western Kentucky.

The Spartans are sending out a five-player lineup consisting of Jordan Warnock, Matt Carter, Reid Bedell, Sun Paripunna and Hunter Fry.

USC Upstate is back on the course for the first time since March 24-25 when it finished in 12th place at the Furman Intercollegiate. Carter led the Spartans individually finishing tied for 32nd and paced the team in par 3 scoring and par 5 scoring while tying for fifth at the tournament with a team-leading 37 pars. Fry also tied Carter for the team-lead in par 5 scoring. Warnock was first on the team in both par 4 scoring and birdies.

USC Upstate is competing at the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate for the second straight season after finishing in 13th place last year. Carter, Warnock and Paripunna all competed at last year's event as Carter placed in a tie for 46th position while Warnock tied for 58th and Paripunna tied for 69th.

Live scoring of the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate is available on www.upstatespartans.com via Golfstat. Updates will also be posted on the USC Upstate men's golf Twitter page (@UpstateMWGolf).

The Spartans travel to Mills River, N.C. on April 16 for the Bright's Creek Collegiate, their final event prior to the ASUN Men's Golf Championship.

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