One thing that has been consistent in Anthony Owens’ golf game has been his, well consistency.

He finished third in the Class C state individual championship, where he shot an 80, three shots behind state champion Logan Thompson of Mattanwcook Academy. At the Class C state team championships, he also shot 80 to help the Ramblers to a third-place finish. At the MVC qualifier, he posted an 82.

“I thought it was a great way to end my four-year career,” Owens said.

While he didn’t win the individual championship, he took pride in finishing third in the 22-golfer field.

One of the reasons he has been so consistent, he said, was the set of lessons he’s taken the past four years.

On the course, he tries to pick out a target and hit it, which helps the consistency of his swing.

When it came to match play events, Owens was a lock for the Ramblers.

“He never lost a match in his last two years,” Winthrop coach Lonney Steeves said. “The last match he lost was halfway through his sophomore year. I think that’s pretty impressive, going two full seasons beating the top golfers. Especially this year, beating the Dirigo No. 1 twice, and beating St. Dom’s twice. He took on all-comers. Sometimes it took him a few extra holes or whatever it was. He took great pride in that undefeated record going throughout the season.”

Steeves also said Owens is pretty confident on the course.

The fondest memory Owens has is of course the Class C state championship he helped the team win a year ago.

“Definitely last year’s team when me, Taylor (Morong) and Adam (Hachey) were the top three stroke averages in the (MVC),” Owens said. “That was pretty fun.”

While he doesn’t plan to play golf competitively in college — where he’s looking to play basketball — he said the lessons he has learned in golf will help him in business, which he plans on studying.

Another fond memory Owens will have, he said, will be the time he spent with Steeves.

“I get to see him in basketball, too, which nice,” Owens said. “He’s definitely laid back and one you definitely you can talk too. He’s just a good figure to look up to.”

All-Region Teams

They drove, ran, kicked, passed, shot and scored. And they did it better than anyone else.

Meet the Fall 2015 Sun Journal All Region Teams, led by the seven athletes of the year in their respective sports.

2015 Sun Journal All-Region Golf Team


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