Morgan leads KCC golfers to Wartburg title

Morgan leads KCC golfers to Wartburg title

By Metro Sports Report

WATERLOO - James Morgan of Kirkwood claimed medalist honors Saturday as the Eagles dominated the Wartburg Fall Invitational.

Morgan carded rounds of 72 and 71 and finished at 1-under-par 143 for a five-shot victory over 45 golfers.

Kirkwood captured the title by 31 strokes as all six Eagles finished in the top-8 of the individual standings. Brandon McCarty placed second at 4-over 148 with two steady rounds of 74 at the Sunnyside Golf & Country Club and the Beaver Hills Country Club.

Jacob Harrington-Wara (*playing as an individual), Jacob Patterson, and JD Pollard of Kirkwood all tied for fifth place at 9-over 153. Kolby Shackelford finished eighth at 10-over 154.

The University of Dubuque and Hawkeye Community College tied for second, a distant 31 shots behind Kirkwood among eight teams.


1. Kirkwood 596 
T2.Dubuque 627 
T2.Hawkeye Community College 627
4. Loras 637 
5. Wartburg 647 
6. Coe 664 
7. Wartburg "B" 683 
8. Hawkeye Community College "B" 744

1. James Morgan 72-71=143, -1
2. Brandon McCarty 74-74=148, +4
T5. JD Pollard 75-78=153, +9
T5. Jacob Patterson 76-77=153, +9
T5. *Jacob Harrington-Wara 75-78=153, +9
T8. Kolby Shackelford 75-79=154, +10

Kirkwood Team & Individual Leaderboard