Butzer Wins College Title

Bethune-Cookman Golf

Mackenzie Butzer (second from left) and her Bethune-Cookman team champions – Photo By: Montana Pritchard/The PGA of America

Chatham’s Mackenzie Butzer played part in a title win with the Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Golf team at the PGA Golf Club this weekend, winning their school’s fourth consecutive NCAA PGA Minority Collegiate Championship.

“It never gets old to win the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship,” said Bethune-Cookman Head Coach Loritz “Scooter” Clark in a school news release. “I was glad that we had a little bit of a comfortable lead for once. We’ll celebrate today and look to hopefully repeat next year.”

Played on the famous Ryder Course, this was Bethune-Cookman’s 12th women’s title.

This year’s event was the 29th of its kind, with women’s play taking place on the famed Ryder Course.

Mackenzie Butzer of Chatham, who is a member at Maple City Country Club, and is ni her freshman season with the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats hot a final round 3-over 75, completing her first-ever PGA National Minority event with a total score of 225.

Her teammates in the win included senior Jennifer Hide, Andrea Orozco, and Alice Plumb. Overall, the team finished with a score of 880.

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