GREENWOOD – Lander's Conor Richards, a sophomore from Hampshire, England, was named the Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Week after finishing in a tie for second at the UNG Invitational.
Richards fired rounds of 74-66-69 to finish seven under par. The sophomore was just one stroke out of the lead and helped the team to a second-place finish in the 13-team field. His second-round 66 was tied for the best round of the tournament and for the second-lowest (relative to par) round in the PBC this season. Richards has two top 10s in two events this season; the top five at the UNG Fall Invitational was the second of his career. He is currently second in the PBC with a 70.50 stroke average.