Jonathan Brightwell Tabbed SoCon Men’s Golfer of the Week
GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG freshman Jonathan Brightwell (Charlotte, N.C./Independence) has been named the Southern Conference’s Men’s Golfer of the Week, announced Wednesday by the conference office. Brightwell joins Bryce Hendrix (Greenville, N.C./D.H. Conley) as Spartan honorees this season.
Brightwell led the charge for UNCG at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate this past weekend, helping the Spartans to a sixth-place finish our of 16 teams at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The Blue and Gold outpaced No. 24 South Carolina by 12 strokes during the tournament.
Brightwell shot even par over the weekend, good for 19th in the 93-golfer field. The freshman opened with a 71 in the first round and followed with a one-under 70 in the second round. Brightwell closed out the Irish Creek Intercollegaite with a 72, one over par.
UNCG plays in its final tournament of the regular season this weekend, heading to Raleigh, North Carolina for the Wolfpack Spring Open. The North Carolina State hosted tournament will begin Friday and wrap up on Saturday.