June 11th, 2019
GC's Harvey competes in second straight NJCAA National Golf Championship
Former Southern Garrett High School standout Zack Harvey (Oakland, Md.) hoped his second trip to the Chautauqua Golf Club representing Garrett College would result in at minimum a top five finish and All American status.
Despite turning in rounds of 78-79- 80, Harvey's opening round of 86 kept him out of contention until the last day. He needed to shoot a sub-par round in order to place in the top 20. Although his final round score of 80 was not enough as he scored 323 overall, ranking in 31st place out of 90 NJCAA golfers at the event.
Harvey's overall score was third lowest among the Region XX players competing in the event.
Named as Garrett College's Male Scholar Athlete of the Year at last month's commencement ceremony, Harvey will attend Fairmont State University this fall on an academic/golf scholarship to continue his golf career.
JT Lewis, head golf coach at GC, noted how Zack has really matured as a player during his time at Garrett.
"It's really tough to start with a tough opening day round and then come back and get into contention the next two rounds," said Lewis. "Zack was able to do that and the county and Garrett College should be proud of the way he handled himself and represented us. He is only going to get better."