Polk golfers show improvement in opener

Published 10:00 pm Monday, March 6, 2017

Dillon Overholt

Polk County’s boys golf team opened its season Thursday with a 161-188 loss to Spartanburg Christian Academy that nonetheless had head coach Pat McCool optimistic about the season ahead.

The Wolverines fired a nine-hole score of 188 in the match at Tryon Country Club. That’s 28 strokes better than the team’s season opener a year ago.

Polk County’s Dillon Overholt fired a 43 to lead the Wolverines, with Josh Chupp carding a 47, Gabe O’Brien a 48 and freshman Hunter Lynch a 50 for Polk’s top four individuals.

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Also competing were Blake Rackley (56), Troy Lieberman (56), Nick Wilson (57) and Jaylon Bontrager (60).

Nick Willis, a Wofford signee and defending South Carolina Independent Schools Association 2A state champion, shot a 35 to lead SCA.

– article submitted by PolkSports.com