Tiger Golf in 11th after Two Rounds at the River Landing Intercollegiate
April 10, 2009
The University of Memphis golf team is in 11th place after two rounds of play at the River Landing Intercollegiate hosted by North Carolina State. The tournament is being held at the par-72, 6,942 yard River Course.
Led by Jack Belote's rounds of 72-73, the Tigers totaled team rounds of 295-299 on day one. Belote's two-round total of 145 earned him a tie for 20th place. Jordan Payne fired rounds of 75-72 to finish round two in a tie for 32nd. Brandon Bunn posted back-to-back 75's for a total of 150 and a tie for 50th. Brad Benjamin (73-80) and Jeff Hall (78-79) are in 61st and 75, respectively.
The Tigers' two round team total 295-299 leaves them in 11th place with one round left to play.
North Carolina State took advantage of playing on their home course in the first two rounds, posting team totals of 278-285 to take a seven stroke advantage going into the final round. Duke (290-280), Wake Forest (286-288), and Michigan (289-288) round out the top-four.
Matt Hill of North Carolina State holds a one stroke lead in the individual competition after firing rounds of 67-71. Matthew Pierce (70-69) of Duke, Darren Blair (69-71) of North Carolina State, and Brad Revell (69-71) of North Carolina State round out the top-four.
The Tigers wrap up regular season play tomorrow at the River Landing Intercollegiate with the playing of the third and final round. Follow the action live via www.golfstat.com.