Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sussex student Peter wins Bobcat
Invitational in Georgia

Englishman Peter Tarver Jones from Worthing, Sussex and a junior (third year) student at Belmont Abbey College, Charlotte in North Carolina, won the Bobcat Invitational college tournament at Lake Oconee Golf Club, Cuscowilla, Eatonon, Georgia earlier this week.
Jones, pictured holding the winner's trophy, had rounds of 71, 68 and 75 for a total of 214 over the par-70, 6730yd course.
He headed a field of 89 players by three shots from Victor Billskoog (Barry University) (72-73-72) with another Belmont Abbey student, Joe Campbell, a senior from Cheltenham, joint third on 218 (74-70-74).
Liam Ashby, a sophomore from Dublin and a student at Carson-Newman University, Tennessee, shared 19th place on 223 with scores of 75, 75 and 73.
Adam Hedges from Bromley, a freshman student at Belmont Abbey, tied for 39th place on 226 with scores of 82, 71 and 73.
Glasgow's Stephen Keane, a senior student at Belmont Abbey, finished joint 50th with scores of 81, 71 and 77 for 229.
Gavin Hay (Carson-Newman University), from Glasgow, tied for 75th place on 236 with scores of 79, 80 and 77.
Lynn University, Florida won the team title with a total of 881, just one shot ahead of Belmont Abbey. Carson-Newman finished last of 17.