The Columbia College men's golf team took fourth out of 11 teams in its season-opener at the Christian Brothers University Spring Invitational in Bartlett, Tenn.
The Cougars finished by shooting a 45-over 605. Centenary (La.) College won with a score of 24-over 584.
Columbia freshman Michael Steelman led the Cougars with a two-day score of 147 strokes at 7-over par. He finished tied for fourth individually and earned all-tournament team honors. The next highest finisher for the Cougars was freshman Colbey Schuster, who finished in 15th by shooting a 10-over 150. Junior Hunter Parrish had the next highest finish for the Cougars at 21st with 14-over 154.
Junior Brandon Bowman and senior Logan Murphy rounded out Columbia's scorers. Browner finished 17-over 83, and Murphy's final score was 23-over 80.
Columbia returns to the course March 24 for a two-day event at the NAIA Spring Shootout at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau.