Whitt: Road game needs improvement
Greenwood golf coach hoping depth of talent leads to strong finish
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:00 AM
After a 6-10-1 campaign in 2013, Greenwood High School boys golf coach Chip Whitt entered this season looking for marked improvement from his team as it looked to build off an appearance at Upper State.
Coach Chip Whitt helps Caleb Coker on his swing at the driving range at The Links at Stoney Point during Greenwood High's golf team practice.
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Thus far, his team has delivered.
Despite a six-stroke loss at T.L. Hanna on Thursday, the Eagles' 9-6 record means they've already eclipsed their win total from a season ago.
That's a gratifying mark for Whitt, but the improvement shown isn't enough to have Whitt, or his team, resting on the success they've achieved so far.
"I was fairly optimistic coming into the year ... and I felt like with the natural improvement that you see if our guys had been practicing and playing, I thought we could be better (this year)," said Whitt, whose team is 5-2 in Region 1-AAAA. "On our nine-hole average, we're down about eight or nine shots over last year so far, and that's good.
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