The Oglethorpe University men’s golf team, winners of the
2009 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championship held last May
in Port St. Lucie, Florida, received their National Championship
rings in a ceremony held at the East Lake Golf Club on Wednesday,
The ceremony commemorated the Stormy Petrels’ historic
come-from-behind victory at the PGA Villages in Port St. Lucie to
secure the school’s first National Championship in any sport
and included each member of the team and coaching staff receiving
their Championship rings from the NCAA and Oglethorpe President Dr.
Lawrence M. Schall. The team also presented Dr. Schall with the
National Championship trophy to be held in Oglethorpe’s
athletic archives. The event was sponsored by Blue Cross / Blue
Shield, Chick-fil-A, The Coca-Cola Company, Ernst & Young,
Invesco, Southern Company and SunTrust.
The accompanying photo below shows President Schall receiving the 2009 Championship Trophy from the winning members of the Oglethorpe University men’s golf team and the coaching staff.