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Cumberland University CU Bulldogs
Men's Golf Program
One Cumberland Square
Lebanon, Tennessee 37087
Organizations: NAIA
Conferences: Mid-South

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
20K - 50K Private 1842 1,500 42% M - 58% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 25,386 $ 25,386 $ 8,850
Select Previous Season:
CU Bulldogs 2018-2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Bill Sergent Invitational 09/10/2018 season Crooked Creek GC London KY 2
2 Georgetown College Invite 09/17/2018 season Cherry Blossom Golf Club Georgetown KY 1
3 Bojangles TN Intercollegiate 10/15/2018 season Tennessee National Loudon TN 5
4 Reinhardt University Invitat. 10/29/2018 season Callahan Golf Links Waleska, GA 3
5 Wolf Pack Spring Invitational 03/18/2019 season Money Hill C.C. Abita SpringsLA 4
6 Phoenix Invitational 04/01/2019 season Old Hickory C.C. TN 6
7 NAIA Mid South Conf. Champ. 04/29/2019 conf Bowling Green C.C. Bowling GreenKY 1
8 NAIA Men’s Golf Championships 05/21/2019 champ Las Sendas G.C. Mesa AZ -
CU Bulldogs 2019 - 2020 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 NAIA Memphis Shootout 09/09/2019 season TPC Southwind Memphis TN 2
2 Mid South Conference Fall 10/07/2019 season Gibson Bay G.C. Richmond KY 1
3 Bojangles TN Intercollegiate 10/12/2019 season Links at Kahite Vonore, TN 5
4 Champions Gate Spring Invite 02/17/2020 season Champions Gate Int’l GC ChampionsGateFL 7
5 Georgetown College Invite 03/02/2020 season Peninsula Golf Course Gulf Shores, AL 2
CU Bulldogs 2020 - 2021 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Lindsey Wilson Invite 09/28/2020 season Pines at Lindsey Wilson Columbia, KY 2
2 Riley Moore Collegiate Cup 10/01/2020 season Centerville G.C. Centerville, TN 1
3 Music City Invitational 10/05/2020 season Twelve Stones Golf Club TN 2
4 Mid-South Conf. Fall Inv 10/26/2020 season Bowling Green C.C. BowlingGreen,KY 2
Head Coach: Richard Williams
Office Phone: 615-547-1219
Fax: 615-443-8422
Email: rwilliams@cumberland.edu

Rich Williams (since 2013) is coach. He also serves as the athletics department's Game Operations Director. Williams has worked in a variety of roles within the golf industry, including as an assistant and head professional.

In the final event of the shortened spring 2020 season, Cumberland University (TN) shot 309-310 and held second place by a shot at the Georgetown College Invitational at Peninsula Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Ala.  Webber International posted 303-302 to win by 14 strokes, and Campbellsville and Truett-McConnell tied for third, one stroke behind the CU Bulldogs. The course was par 72, measuring 6,981 yards and yielded an average 18-hole score of 80.3 strokes.

Adrian Steeger (76-79=155) and Bryson Smith (75-80=155) tied for seventh to pace the Bulldogs.

For daily team updates and current roster information, click the Cumberland Bulldogs team link at the top of this page.

Cumberland University competed but failed to make the 54-hole cut at the 2019 NAIA Championship. Cumberland, the only team to break 300 during a single round, easily won the 2019 Mid South Conference Championship.

Cumberland competed but failed to make the 54-hole cut in the 2018 NAIA Championship, and won the Big South championship. The Bulldogs competed but didn't make the 36-hole cut in the 2017 NAIA Championship, and won the Mid South Conference Championship.

Cumberland placed third in the 2015 and 2016 NAIA Mid South Conference Championship, third in 2014 and fourth in 2013. Cumberland placed fourth in the 2012 TranSouth Championship, and second in 2010 and 2011.

The Bulldogs took 16th in the 2009 NAIA Championship at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., and won the TranSouth Conference Championship.

Facilities:
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1040
SAT 25-75 Percentile 960 - 1120
Average ACT 22.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 20.0 - 25.0
Application Deadline rolling
Acceptance Rate 46%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Art, Business and Management, Cooperative Education Program, Criminal Justice, Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Nursing, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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