Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Scottish champion Duncan finishes behind fellow Scot Gordon

in Richard Rendleman Invitational

Scottish amateur champion George Duncan, pictured, from Dunbartonshire, a final-year student at Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee, finished joint 23rd in a field of 73 competitors at the Richard Rendleman Invitational college golf tournament at the Country Club of Salisbury, North Carolina this week.
Duncan had rounds of 76 and 73 for a total of 149 over a par-71 course of 6,665yd.
He finished behind fellow Scot and LMU team-mate Ray Gordon from Alford. Gordon shot 77-70 for 147 and a share of 16th place.
The highest-finishing LMU player was Sam Broadhurst from Nuneaton with rounds of 73 and 72 for a T7 place on 145.
Individual winner by three shots was Brad Robinson (Lenoir-Rhyne) with 68 and 70 for four-under 138.
Lincoln Memorial University (581) won the team title by only one stroke from joint runners-up Queens of Charlotte.

George Baylis makes top 20 at Hilton Head

George Baylis, from Ascot, a third-year student at Akron University, finished T15 in this week's Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate at Wexford, Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Baylis (pictured) had ever-improving rounds of 79, 74 and 69 for a total of six-over 222 over a par 72 course of 6,913.

George's final round saw him shoot 30 places up the leaderboard.
Winner by three strokes was Myles Creighton (Radford) with scores of 73, 73 and 68 for four-under 212.



David Wicks' joint 2nd finish at Sawgrass

David Wicks from Bexhill, England, a final-year student at Jacksonville University, finished joint second in the Johh Hayt Collegiate Invitational at Sawgrass Country Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
David, pictured left, had rounds of 70, 70 and 71 for five-under-par 211, one shot behind the winner, Peter Kim (Army West Point) with scores of 72, 68 and 70 for six-under 210.

Further down the field came Scot Murray Naysmith, pictured right, from Edinburgh, a freshman at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Murray had deteriorating scores of 75, 79 and 81 for 235 and a T68 finish in a field of 84 players.



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