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Digby’s Myles Creighton ties for 44th at Janney VCU shootout


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FINAL UPDATE: 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept, 24:

Digby’s Myles Creighton finished 13-over and tied for 44th at his second university golf tournament.

Creighton plays for Radford University Highlanders in Virginia. The Highlanders, with two players finishing in the top ten, finished fourth out of 13 schools at the Janney VCU Shootout hosted by the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams, Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22 and 23.

Creighton shot 76, 76 and 77 for the three rounds of golf. (His complete scorecard)

The Janney shootout was held at the par 72, 6,955-yard Hermitage Country Club in Manakin-Sabot, Virginia

Hermitage Country Club was founded in 1900 on the outer edges of the city of Richmond. It features medium-sized greens with 40-foot pines to make it interesting. This traditional-style course has tree-lined fairways built on rolling terrain, and water comes into play on several holes.

Creighton won both the Nova Scotia Junior Golf title and the Atlantic Junior title this summer and tied for 22nd at Nationals. He was named freshman of the week in the Big South university athletic conference after his first tournament in West Virginia on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 8 and 9.

The Highlanders’ next tournament will be in Camden, South Carolina for the Camden Collegiate Invitational, a two-day, 54-hole tournament hosted by the University of South Carolina, Oct. 18-19 at Camden Country Club.

jriley@digbycourier.ca

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