Men's Golf News

May 8, 2013
Powell finishes NCAA Regional with 79
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – In the third round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional, King University’s Richard Powell carded a 79. With a three-round total of 235, Powell did not qualify to advance to the NCAA Championship.

May 7, 2013
Powell cards second straight 78 at NCAA Regional
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – In the second round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional, King University’s Richard Powell turned in his second consecutive score of 78.

May 6, 2013
Powell shoots 78 in NCAA Regional first round
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – Richard Powell made history on Monday as he became the first King University men’s golfer to compete in an NCAA Regional Championship. Powell carded a 78 in the first round of the NCAA South/Southeast Regional at Mission Inn Resort & Club.

April 28, 2013
Powell selected to NCAA Regional
BRISTOL, Tenn. – The King University men’s golf may not have qualified for the NCAA Division II South-Southeast Regional, but senior Richard Powell qualified as an individual. Powell is the first King men's golfer to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Only four individuals from each region are selected.

April 21, 2013
Tornado finish eighth at Conference Carolinas Tournament
GRAHAM, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team came into the second round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament in fifth place. The Tornado weren’t able to move up the leader board in the second round as they finished in eighth place with a total of 608 after shooting 300 on the second day.

April 20, 2013
Tornado in eighth after Conference Carolinas first round
Graham, N.C. – After the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament, the King University men’s golf team is in eighth place. The Tornado carded a 308 in the first round, and were led by Ross Maietta and Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and John Scott.

April 20, 2013
Swallow, Powell earn all-conference honors
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Announced at the Sports Festival Championship Banquet and Brunch on Saturday morning, two King University golfers earned All-Conference Carolinas honors. On the women’s side, Elizabeth Swallow was named first team all-conference while Richard Powell earned second team honors on the men’s side.

March 27, 2013
Tornado place 15th at Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – The King University men’s golf team wrapped up the Bearcat Golf Classic, hosted by Lander University, with a third round score of 300. For the tournament, the Tornado placed 15th of 18 teams with a total of 920. Richard Powell led the Tornado with a three round score of 230.

March 26, 2013
Powell leads Tornado in first two rounds of Bearcat Golf Classic
GREENWOOD, S.C. – Following their second win of the season, the King University men’s golf team shot 620 in the first two rounds of the Bearcat Golf Classic hosted by Lander University. The Tornado are 13th of 18 teams, and were led by Richard Powell who shot 150 in the first two rounds.

March 19, 2013
King takes team title at Barton Intercollegiate
WILSON, N.C. – The King University men’s golf team posted their second win of the season after shooting a team score of 297 in the second round of the Barton Intercollegiate at Wilson Country Club. The Tornado finished with a two-day total of 586 to top host school, Barton College by four strokes. Richard Powell’s score of 144 led three King golfers in the top-10 with a third place finish.

March 18, 2013
King leads Barton Intercollegiate after first round
WILSON, N.C. – Through one round of the Barton Intercollegiate at Wilson Country Club, the King University men’s golf teams holds the lead in a field of 14 teams. The Tornado were led by Ross Maietta and Taylor Gouge who both shot one-under 71’s, while the team posted a 289.

March 6, 2013
Scott Fires 66, King Surges to 7th Place Finish
Sophomore John Scott fired a tournament-best 66 on day two of the Rendleman Invitational, as King surged from 12th place to finish in 7th overall.

March 4, 2013
Men's Golf 12th After Day 1 at Rendleman Invite
Richard Powell led the Tornado on day 1 of the Richard Rendleman Invitational, hosted by Catawba College.

February 26, 2013
Men's Golf Ranked 18th in Latest Golfstat Poll
The men's golf team cracked the Golfstat Top 25 for the first time this season, landing at #18 in the most recent poll.

February 12, 2013
Gouge, Powell Lead in Runner-Up Finish in Spring Season Opener
Led by sophomore Taylor Gouge, the King men’s golf team finished second overall. Gouge placed fourth individually with a 1-under par second round.

February 11, 2013
Men’s Golf Opens Spring Season, Closes Day 1 in Fifth
King Men’s Golf opened the spring season with a day-one, fifth place finish at the 2013 Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate tournament.

January 31, 2013
Men’s Golf Selected Fourth in Preseason Rankings
King Men’s Golf has been selected to finish fourth according to the recently released Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll.

October 24, 2012
Gouge Named Conference Carolinas Male Golfer of the Week
Elizabethon, Tenn. native Taylor Gouge has been named the Male Golfer of the Week by the conference office, Wednesday afternoon.

October 16, 2012
Four Top-10 Finishes Propel King to Title at State Farm Intercollegiate
Richard Powell was one of four King Tornado golfers to finish inside the top 10, helping King to its first tournament championship of the season.

October 15, 2012
Powell, Maietta Help Lead King to Day One Lead
King featured three top-10 performances at the State Farm Intercollegiate, hosted by Lincoln Memorial, leading the Tornado to the top spot after the first round.

October 9, 2012
Taylor Gouge Wins Men’s Title, King Men and Women Take Second
Taylor Gouge shot one-under par on day two to hold for the men’s individual title. Elizabeth Swallow's fourth place finish helped the women take second place.

October 8, 2012
King Holds Second on Both Sides at Home Invitational
Taylor Gouge currently leads a field of 48 after shooting two-under par (68) in the first round of the King College Invitational. Elizabeth Swallow is tied for fifth.

October 2, 2012
Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate Wraps Up Final Round
Richard Powell posted his second top-10 finish of the season, placing fifth overall and helping King to a sixth place team finish.

October 1, 2012
Tornado Golf Concludes First Round of Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate
Men’s Golf finished their first round tied for third overall with two top-10 placers while the women’s team is currently seventh.

September 11, 2012
Powell and Scott Finish Top-10 at Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate
Richard Powell and John Scott both placed inside the top-10 individually while the Tornado finished 10th overall at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate.

September 10, 2012
Powell Helps King to Fourth After Day One at Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate
Richard Powell led the King men’s golf team to a tie for fourth place after round one action at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate on Monday.

September 5, 2012
King and Lees-McRae to Begin Battle for Blue Ridge Cup
Beginning in the 2012-13 athletic season King and Lees-McRae College will deepen their rivalry with an annual competition for the Blue Ridge Cup.

August 15, 2012
Tornado Names Abundant in D2ADA Academic Awards
King placed 72 student-athletes on the Division II Athletic Directors Association (D2ADA) Academic Achievement Awards list.

July 26, 2012
Committed to Success - King helps athletes excel both on and off the field
Read the KTN's recent front page article highlighting the triumphs of King College student-athletes. (Credit: Pat Kenney, Kingsport Times-News)