West Florida Closes the Gap during Round Two of the NCAA Championships

first_imgWest Florida Closes the Gap during Round Two of the NCAA Championships Share May 15, 2008 HOUSTON, Tex. – The West Florida Men’s Golf team has made up some ground on the leaders at the end of the second round at the NCAA Championships at Memorial Park Golf Course in Houston, Texas. The Argos started the day 19 strokes behind the first day leader Clayton State, and with a solid round of 275 today, they have closed the gap considerably. Kyle Scott had a big day, tying for the best round of the day, and moving into a first place tie for the individual scores.A rough day one, especially on the back nine, put the top ranked Argos in a tie for 18th place at the end of the first 18 holes. A team score of 12 over par, placed the Argos 19 strokes behind the -7 leader Clayton State. At the end of day two, the Argos are just eight strokes back of the leader, and just three strokes from second place. Georgia College & State University is the leader at one under par, while UWF is seven over par.Clayton State turned in a 13 over par for round two to fall to 6 over for the first 36 holes. Meanwhile, the first team to enter the clubhouse at the end of round two with a team score under par, was Georgia College & State University, who turned in a team score of 272 (-8) for round two and have a total score for the first 36 holes of one under par, which is the only team under par thru the first 36 holes. The University of Indianapolis is in second place with a four over par, while Clayton State is third. The Argos are tied for fourth with Colorado Springs and Grand Canyon University at seven over par.The Argos were five under par for the front nine, with Kyle Scott (-3) and Otto Bonning (-2), leading the way. The back nine would be the test for UWF, as holes 14 and 15 would be the key to climbing back into contention in the 20 team Championship event. The Argos would maintain even par on the back nine to garner the second best team score of the day behind Georgia College & State University. Only one other school would score under par for the second round, and that was the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, with a four under par.When the Argos made it to the clubhouse, Kyle Scott was five under par, while Otto Bonning, Matthew Galloway, Tobias Rosendahl, and Federico Damus were all at even par. Scott’s five under par was tied for the best of the day with Joe Young of Georgia College & State University, and moved him tied for 43rd to tied for first with Jude Eustaquio of Florida Southern University. Federico Damus and Matthew Galloway are tied for 33rd place with a three over par for the first 36 holes. Print Friendly Versionlast_img

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