Former Mercer men’s golfer James Beale has finished round one of the RBC Canadian Open with a 3-over 75. An amateur, Beale is making his debut appearance in a PGA Tour event this week at the Glen Abbey Golf Club.
PGA Master Professional Ray Cutright, in his 21st season at Idle Hour Club in Macon, Georgia, has been named recipient of the 2014 PGA Golf Professional of the Year, the highest annual honor given to a PGA of America Professional.
Mercer Director of Athletics Jim Cole announced the hiring of Kirk Kayden as the university’s next men’s golf coach on Friday morning, welcoming the former Austin Peay head man to the fold for the 2014-15 academic year.
The Mercer University men’s golf team garnered All-Academic Team honors for the second-straight year from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Wednesday, as the organization announced the 141 teams with a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) above 3.0.