Men's Golf

FSU's Isaiah Shaw Finished 8th Overall at the 32nd PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.

May 13, 2018


Port St. Lucie, Fla. – Fayetteville State’s Isaiah Shaw has been living the golfer’s life with six rounds of competition in seven days and three championship performances in 25 days.

This morning the junior golfer from Altamonte Springs, Fla. finished eighth overall with a three-round score of 230 (+14) in Men’s Individual Division at the 32nd PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.

After the first 18 holes on the Ryder Course (6,850 yards), Isaiah Shaw was atop the leaderboard with a 73 (+1).

The second round of play was extended to 27 holes of competition due to the forecast of rain for the final round. The final 9 holes of the PGA Minority Collegiate Championship was completed this morning.

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Isaiah Shaw of Fayetteville State University hits his shot on the 17th hole of the Ryder course during Round Two for the 32nd PGA Minority Collegiate Championship at PGA Golf Club on May 12, 2018 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Traci Edwards/PGA of America)





Shaw finished the second round with a 77 (+5). As the heat increased to 82 degrees (with scattered clouds) so did Shaw’s strokes. On the first 9 holes, Isaiah was one-over (37) for the half and two-over for the competition. He ran into five bogies on the back-nine with one birdie for the 77 score.

The extra nine holes of extended play were his toughest of the week. Circling back to the 413-yard Par-4 first hole, Shaw racked up eight strokes; a hole where he finished Par on his first two attempts. He scored three more bogies before his day ended with a 43 (+7) front-nine.

This morning, Shaw finished his final nine holes of his 2018 season with a 37 (+1) and an overall round of 80 (+8).

Before traveling 815 miles from West Virginia to the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the FSU Student-Athlete of the Year tied for 58th with a 232 (+16) performance at the NCAA Atlantic/East Regional Championship on Wednesday in Daniels, West Virginia. On April 20th, Shaw won the CIAA Championship’s Low Medalist Award in New Kent, VA with a 153 (+9) finish.


 

 

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