The Chattanooga men's golf team had a media day today to discuss the Southern Conference Championship beginning Sunday, April 17, at Country Club of South Carolina in Florence.
QUICK NOTES:Hot team heading into SoCon Championship in Florence, S.C., on Sunday. Has beaten 3 top 15 teams in their last two tournaments (No. 12 Iowa, No. 13 Georgia, No. 15 Stanford).
- Currently ranked a season-best 33rd.
- Looking to regain SoCon title it won in 2007, 2008 and 2009 prior to last year.
- Lineup includes 1 junior, 1 sophomore and 3 freshmen.
- 2010 SoCon Player of the Year Stephan Jaeger is No. 34 in the Golfstat Cup and is the odds-on favorite for Player of the Year again in 2011. He won his last time out running away with medalist honors at the LSU National Invitational at -7, winning by seven shots over 7th-ranked Vince India of Iowa in 2nd. Former winners include PGA stars David Toms (1987), Hal Sutton (1980), Mark Brooks (1983) and John Mahaffey (1969).
- Freshman Chris Robb returns to the site of his best tournament of the year. Robb won the Springhill Suites Collegiate in Sept. at the Country Club of South Carolina, the host course for the SoCon Championship. Robb shot rounds of 66, 69 and 72 to shoot -9.