Monday, October 31, 2016

Easton top scores for W Kentucky in Alabama

Stuart Easton from Irvine, Ayrshire top scored for Western Kentucky University with three steady rounds of 73, 74 and 73 for a total of four-over-par 220 on a par-72 course of 7,096yd at the Steelwood Intercollegiate tournament at Steelwood Golf Club, Oxley in Alabama.

Stuart, pictured right, finished T28 in a field of 60 players.
Winner by four shots was Kennesaw State's Connor Coffee with rounds of 66, 70 and 68 for 12-under-par 204.
Kennesaw State also won the team title with a total of 837. Kentucky (862) were runners-up with South Florida (863) third.
Western Kenucky (888) finished ninth of 11.

Oliver Farrell makes top 10 in Price's Give Em Five Invite

Oliver Farrell from Worcestershire, a second-year student at Marquette University, finished the highest of all the Brits competing in the Price's Give Em Five Invitational college tournament at Butterfield Trail Golf Club, El Paso in Texas.
Farrell finished T10 with rounds of 70, 68 and 73 for a total of five-under-par 211 over a long, long course (7,307yd) with a par of 72.

The Western New Mexico pair of Harry Wetton, a senior from Bedford, and Ross White, pictured left, a junior (third year) from Dollar, finished T33 and T44 respectively.
Wetton had three rounds of 73 for 219 while White shot 74, 72 and 77 for 223.
Seton Hall University had two Brits in the field - Alex McAuley, a freshman from Douglas, Isle of Man, and Alex Chalk, pictured below, a freshman from Castle Douglas, on the Scottish borders.

Chalk finished 64th with rounds of 79, 81 and 70 for 230 while McAuley finished T65 on 231 with rounds of 76, 77 and 78.
Texas El Paso (829) won the team honours ahead of Texas-San Antonio (842) and Marquette (851) with Seton Hall (872) seventh and Western New Mexico (891) 10th in the field of 11 teams. 

Walker (73) and Franssen (75) in Hawaii opener

University of Missouri Scots Euan Walker, pictured left, and Rory Franssen shot rounds of one-over-par 73 and 75 respectively in the first round of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational over a par-72 course of 7,223yd at Makai Golf Club, Princeville, Hawaii on Sunday.
Walker is T29 and Franssen (pictured right) T53 in a field of 111 players.
San Diego's George Gardiner, a 6ft 3in second-year student from Reading, is T16 with a round of 71.
Mateusz Gradecki (East Tennessee State) leads by one shot with a seven-under-par 65. 

 Londoner Lumsden level par but that gets him

only T35 finish in field of 84 at Greenboro

Ryan Lumsden (Northwestern University, Illinois), pictured below, a second-year student from London, finished T35 in a field of 84 players at the Bridgestone Collegiate a Grandover Resort and Conference Centre's West Course (par 72, 6800yd) at Greenboro, North Carolina.

And that's despite a level par tally of 216 (73-70-73), 12 shots behind the winner, Nick Budd (Georgia State) (67-69-66) who had a shot to spare from Ruben Soudjaja (Iowa State) (70-66-69) at the finish of a low-scoring quality tournament.
Duke (834) won the team title ahead of Iowa State (838) and Northwestern (839) with North Carolina State (840), UNCG (847) and Purdue (849) filling places four to six in a field of 13 teams.




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