Men's Golf in Sixth Through Two Rounds at Old Waverly
April 8, 2013
WEST POINT, Miss. - The University of Memphis men's golf team finished sixth on day one of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship after a 15-over-par 591 (297, 294) through 36 holes of play at the Old Waverly Golf Club on Monday.
Leading the Tigers on day one was Will Pearson, who fired a 2-over-par 74 and an even par 72 to tie for 16th after two rounds. Also in the top 25 was Thomas Perrot, who shot 73 and 74 to sit in a tie for 21st. Cory Gaylord was consistent throughout today's play with 74s to tie for 26th, while Grant Milner improved in the second round with a 74 after a first-round 76 to move into a tie for 33rd. Rounding out the Memphis team was Carlson Cox, who carded a 78 and a 74 to tie for 42nd.
Competing as an individual, John Luke Tyner finished in a tie for 51st after two rounds with a 78 and 76.
No. 28 Mississippi State leads the field with a 1-under-par 575 while UAB is one stroke behind at 576. No. 48 South Alabama is third with a 582, and has a seven stroke lead over fourth-place Southern Miss. Southeastern Louisiana sits one stroke in front of the Tigers with a 590 for fifth.
The teams will wrap up play beginning at 8 a.m. CT tomorrow with the final 18 holes of play.