LIPSCOMB ACADEMY GOLF - MS
The Mustang golf team aims to help team members become better young adults and better leaders through the life lessons learned on the golf course. We hope that team members will grow spiritually, socially and athletically as they participate in golf.
The golf team has a proud tradition of excellence. Currently competing in the DII AA division, the team has had much success over the years with many golfers going on to compete at the college level and one former player, Dawson Armstrong, competing successfully on the professional level in Canada.
For several years, the Mustangs have called Temple Hills Country Club their home course. These facilities offer the Mustangs a 27-hole layout, a full driving range, a large putting green and a state-of-the-art short game area.
Ben Pellicani - Director of Golf Operations, Head Coach
Ben Pellicani spent five years coaching at Lipscomb University helping the program reach new milestones as the Bisons qualified for the NCAA DI postseason twice as a team with at-large bids, once reaching the national championship all firsts for the university. Prior to joining the Lipscomb University coaching staff, Pellicani served for three years as the director and head coach of the Mike Bender Elite Golf Academy. While at MBEGA, his students claimed over 30 junior titles. He also worked with two students who have been ranked No. 1 in the nation and another pair who have been in the top-5 in the Rolex AJGA Junior rankings. Along with his work at MBEGA, Pellicani has worked with a number of US Senior Open qualifiers and an All-Atlantic Coast Conference player. His expertise in teaching has allowed him to speak at various PGA Section seminars and is a lead instructor at the local putting manufacturer SeeMore Putting Company. As an instructor, he has been recognized by Golf Digest as a “Best in State” and “Best Young Teacher in America” golf instructor since 2017. Additionally, Pellicani was named Tennessee PGA Section, 2019 Middle Tennessee Chapter Teacher of the Year. Pellicani is the owner of PelliGolf, a golf instruction organization.
Tim Taylor: Varsity Assistant
Andrew Greer: MS Head Coach
Runners-up (2): 2015, 2013
Championships (3): 2011, 2007, 1994
Individual State Champions
2011 Champion: Dowling Armstrong
1994 Champion: Mike Findley
Paul Swindell, Lipscomb University
Davis Armstrong, Lipscomb University
Dawson Armstrong, Lipscomb University
Dowling Armstrong, Lipscomb University
Sarah McFarlin, Lipscomb University
Duston Wilder, Lipscomb University
Dylan Waters, Lipscomb University
Corey Parkinson, Lipscomb University
Zach Pharr, Lipscomb University
Elizabeth Dotson, University of Kentucky
David Alan Sciortino, Lipscomb University