Varsity Boys Golf Finishes First

The Mustang boys varsity golf team secured first place in the 2021 Naaman Open.


Photo by: Destin Nobles

Senior Peter Michael Clark finishing his round with a wedge shot.

Paxton Crews, staff writer

On Tuesday, March 23 McKinney Christian Academy boys varsity golf team competed in the 2021 Naaman Open at Firewheel Golf Park in Garland, Texas. Although the course was muddy, the Mustangs found success taking first place with an accumulated score of 309. Senior Peter Michael Clark scored the lowest at 74 followed by sophomore Mike Zhang with a score of 75. Juniors Trinton Nobles, Jack Mitas, and Jake Atherton also contributed to the team’s victory. Team captain Clark said, “I’m super proud of our whole team and the way we’ve played and also the way we’ve composed ourselves on and off the course. I’m blessed to have them and my coaches by my side for one last year. I’m looking forward to seeing what we do this year.”

The Mustang’s next tournament is the District Tournament on April 19 in Tyler at Eagles Bluff Golf course.

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  • Junior Jack Mitas puts his shot close after hitting a great approach for the fairway.

  • Junior Trinton Nobles hits a clean approach shot.

  • Junior Trinton Nobles hits his approach shot after hitting an awesome tee shot down the middle of the fairway

  • Senior Peter Michael Clark talks to Junior Jake Atherton about discussing the strategy on the next hole.

  • Before the tournament, the mustangs discuss their strategy on how to go about the tournament.

  • Junior Jake Atherton stares at his ball after hitting a great shot on the second hole of the day.

  • Sophomore Mike Zhang starts his day off on a good note with a drive down the middle of the fairway.