Fortin-Simard in First After Second Round of All-American Golf Classic
Feb. 27, 2006
For Immediate Release
HOUSTON, Texas - Sophomore Keven Fortin-Simard shot a 36-hole 8-under-par to lead all individuals after the second round at the All-American Golf Classic on Monday and help the University of Memphis men's golf team finish the day in fourth place.
Fortin-Simard, who did not play in the Tigers first spring tournament earlier this month, scored an opening round 3-under 69 and then followed with a 5-under 67. The 67 matches a career low for the Roberval, Quebec native. Fortin-Simard is one stroke ahead of second place Daniel Willett of Jacksonville State and three strokes ahead of University of Houston's Zachbray.
Houston, the tournament host, leads the tournament with a 10-under 566 36-hole total on the par 72, 7,220 yard course. The Tigers trail the Cougars by 18 strokes with a 584 score and are 11 strokes behind second place University of Colorado.
Sophomore Ian Rochester carded a 1-over 145 and is tied for 14th while sophomore Robbie Greenwell shot a second round even-par to match a career low and is tied for 25th with a 4-over 148. Senior Mike Regenold is in 57th place and senior Clayton Ellis is tied for 59th.
The Tigers conclude the three-round tournament on Tuesday.
All-American Golf Classic
4 Memphis, Univ. of 293 291 584 1 Keven Fortin-Simard 69 67 136 T14 Ian Rochester 72 73 145 T25 Robbie Greenwell 76 72 148 57 Mike Regenold 76 79 155 T59 Clayton Ellis 78 79 157