Commodores Take Top Spot

Vanderbilt garners the nation's No. 1 ranking

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Vanderbilt men’s golf team finished the 2020 fall season ranked No. 1, according to Golfstat.

Head coach Scott Limbaugh’s team won two tournaments and finished with a relative percentage score of 84.1 to edge Pepperdine (82.8 percent). The Commodores had an adjusted scoring average of 70.86 and an adjusted drop score of 75.42.

Vandy took home the team title at the Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate in Franklin at the Vanderbilt Legends Club by shooting 39-under par. The Dores also tied for first at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Alabama, before taking second in a three-team playoff.

In early October, Vanderbilt came in fifth at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Two Commodores finished ranked among the top 10 individually led by sophomore William Moll. Moll finished with an adjusted scoring average of 69.68 and was second nationally only to Georgia’s Davis Thompson.

Fifth-year Vanderbilt senior John Augenstein was ranked third (70.19) and sophomore Matthew Riedel came in ninth (70.73).

Vanderbilt now looks forward to its spring schedule which is still being finalized and will be released at a later date.