Tigers One Shot Back At The South Alabama Fall Beach Classic
Oct. 27, 2003
Mobile, AL - Memphis Tiger golfers Clayton Ellis and Allan Thomas both posted scores of six-under par 138 and are tied for seventh place individually after two rounds of the sixth annual South Alabama Fall Beach Classic, being played at Gulf Shores Golf Club in Mobile, Alabama. The pair turned in scores of 70-68 during Monday's 36-holes of play and helped put their team in second place entering Tuesday's final round. Junior Richard Jones is tied for 19th with a three-under par total of 141, while senior David Jeans is tied for 27th at two-under 142. The University of South Florida leads the team competition with a score of 20-under par 556. Memphis is in second place, one stroke back, at 557, marking the team's best two rounds of competition since Grant Robbins took over the squad in the fall of 2003. The University of Central Florida is in third place with a total score of 560, while Southern Mississippi is in fourth with a 562 and Jacksonville State is fifth at 564. Barry Roof of Central Florida holds the individual lead with a 12-under par score of 133. Roof shot rounds of 69-64--133 to take the individual lead into the final 18-holes.
TEAM SCORES 1. South Alabama 556 2. Memphis 557 3. Central Florida 560 4. Southern Miss 562 5. Jacksonville State 564 6. Charlotte 565 7. Texas-Arlington 566 8. Western Kentucky 568 9. Louisville 569 10. LA-Monroe 570 11. Middle Tennessee 577 12. South Alabama 581 New Orleans 581 14. Oral Roberts 585 15. Troy State 588