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FAMU Wins 2024 HBCU Division I PGA Works Collegiate Championship


Florida A&M University‘s golf team accomplished something they have not done since the start of this century, win the HBCU National Championship.

The Rattlers dominated the whole week, finishing each day in first place, and finished the championship winning by 29 strokes with a score of +27, 891. 

This marks the second time the Rattlers have won the HBCU National Championship after winning it for the first time in 2000 with an 853. The last time the Rattlers won, head coach Mike Rice was the team’s captain and was the men’s medalist with a 208.

The Rattlers were led by Marcus Taylor (+2, 218), who was this year’s medalist, giving the Rattlers nine medalists in PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship history.

The Rattlers also had the number two individual finish as Patrick Mwendapole finished (+7, 223) and another top-five finish from Taylor Bell (+10, 226).

Complete FAMU Individual Finishes
1 | Marcus Taylor (+2, 218)
2 | Patrick Mwendapole (+7, 223)
T4 | Taylor Bell (+10, 226)
T12 | Patrick Jean-Pierre (+15, 231)
T15 | Miles Taylor (+18, 234)

FAMU PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship Team History (Wins)
2000, 853 (54 Holes)
2024, 891 (54 Holes)

FAMU PGA WORKS Collegiate Championship Medalist History
1993 | Robert Ames, 145 (36 Holes)
1995 | Robert Ames, 209 (54 Holes)
1996 | Ulric Francis, 178 
2000 | Mike Rice, 208 (54 Holes)
2002 | Jason Owens, 217 (54 Holes)
2003 | Jay Sandhu, 206 (54 Holes)
2007 | Jason Still, 209 (54 Holes)
2014 | Dominick Vennari, 215 (54 Holes)
2024 | Marcus Taylor, 218 (54 Holes)

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