Tigers in 11th Through One Round at the Memphis Intercollegiate
Oct. 19, 2009
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Led by senior Jeff Hall’s opening round 74, the University of Memphis golf team is in 11th place at the 2009 Memphis Intercollegiate. Second round play was suspended due to darkness. Players will finish their rounds tomorrow morning at 8 a.m., and a shotgun start will follow at 9 a.m. to play the third and final round.
Hall’s 74 leaves him in a tie for fourth through one round. Lexus Keoninh carded a first round 76, good for 20th place. Jonathan Fly, Jack Belote, and Stefan Erdidi are all in a tie for 64th after posting opening rounds of 81.
Memphis (312) is in 11th place with two rounds remaining. South Alabama (296) leads the tournament and currently holds a five stroke lead over Xavier (301) and Southern Miss (301).
Marc-Ettienne Bussieres of South Alabama (71) posted the only score in red figures on day one. He currently leads Aaron Siekmann of Xavier (72) by one stroke. Wes Carter of Southern Miss (73) is currently in third.
Colonial Country Club’s famed South Course showed its teeth Monday, yielding an average tournament score of only 78.46. Players were also forced to deal with chilly morning temperatures that gave way to a windy afternoon with wind gusts reaching nearly 30 mph.
The Tigers will finish up round two tomorrow morning before teeing off in the third and final round of the Memphis Intercollegiate. Follow all the action live at www.golfstat.com.