Thursday, October 27, 2016

Former Scottish boys' champion Will Porter 

T44 at Duluth, Georgia

Former Scottish boys champion Will Porter from Arbroath, a freshman student at Chattanooga University, Tennessee, finished T44 in a field of 84 at the College Classic at Beerkeley Hills Country Clubs, Duluth in Georgia this week.

Will, pictured left,  scored 74, 74 and 72 for 280.
Another Scot, Callum McGuigan from Crieff, who transferred to Francis Marion University over the summer, finished T67 on 227 with rounds of 76, 73 and 78.
The winner by a margin of eight strokes was Braden Thornberry (Mississippi) with great scores of 68, 64 and 77 for 298.
Not surprisingly, Mississippi (831) were clear-cut winners of the team title ahead of Lipscombe (846) and Troy (847) with Chattanooga (858) with and Francis Marion (896) last in a field of 13 teams.

Matty Lamb makes top 28 at Dallas

Matty Lamb from Hexham, a freshman student at Charlotte University, finished T28 in a field of 72 at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate at Royal Oaks Country Club, Dallas in Texas.
Matty, pictured, had improving rounds of 74, 72 and 71 for a four-over total of 217 over a par-71 course of 7,068yd.

Charlotte freshmen team-mates John Gough from Slough, Marc Boucher from Dublin and Conor Purcell from Dublin finished on 214, 223 and 225 respectively.
Gough had rounds 70, 74 and 70; Boucher 80-72-71 (T54) and Purcell 75-76-74 (T62).
Baylor (1034) won the team title ahead of Houston (1066) and Michigan (1069). Charlotte (1083) finished nine in a field of 11 teams.   

Baylis helps Akron finish third in big field

George Baylis from Ascot, a third-year student at Akron University, finished T8 in the Old Dominion/OBX Intercollegiate at Kilmarlic Golf Club, Powell's Point in North Carolina.
George had rounds of 69, 70 and 73 for a total of 212 - eight behind the winner, David Langley (Old Dominion) who had scores of 70, 67 and 67 for 204.
Campbell (845) won the team title ahead of hosts Old Dominion (846) with Akron (448) a creditable third in a field of 18 teams. 

Murray Naysmith made top 20 at Tavistock

In his last tournament of the first half of the 2016-2017 US college season, Murray Naysmith, pictured right, from Edinburgh, a freshman at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, finished T20 in a field of 75 players at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club, Windermere, Florida.
Over one of the longest college courses in the business - 7,544yd - the Scot had rounds of 74, 72 and 73 for 219 - 11 behind the winner, Alejandro Tosh (Florida) who scored 70, 65 and 73 for 208. 
Another UAB student, Tim Harry, a sophomore from Glamorgan finished T67 with rounds of 78, 78 and 74 for 230. 
William Aldred from Hertfordshire, a freshman at California-Berkeley, finished T63 with scores of 76, 77 and 78.
Cal team-mate Alexander Wilson from Edinburgh finished last of 75 with disappointing scores of 81, 82 and 83 for 246.

Florida (844) won the team title by 11 shots from runners-up Vanderbilt (855) with Arizona State (867) third. UAB finished 13th of 15 with a total of 903. California-Berkeley finished last with a total of 931.



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