Friday, April 16, 2010


Adam Galbraith wins for second time this year

Adam Galbraith, an English student at Webber International University, Florida, has won on the US college circuit for the second time this year.
Adam, from the Haywards Heath club, Sussex, followed up his February triumph by winning the quaintly-named Bash at the Beach college tournament, hosted by Embry-Riddle University, at Daytona Beach Country Club, Florida.
Galbraith had rounds of 68 and 67 for a nine-under-par total of 135 over the 6,338yd course.
He won by one shot from Carl McCauley (Florida Athlantic) who had a pair of 68s for 136.
Galbraith's team-mates and compatriots Craig Isabel, from Stanford-le-Hope, Tom Gamble, from Walton on Thames, and Connor O'Dell, a freshman from Taunton, Somerset, finished joint ninth, joint 15th and joint 44th respectively.
Isbal had rounds of 73 and 67 for 141, Gamble 72 and 71 for 143 and O'Dell 76 and 81 for 157.
Scott Carmichael, a member of Baberton Golf Club, Edinburgh and a student at Johnson & Wales University-Floridaq, finishe djoint 35th in a field of 50 players with scores of 75 and 77 for 152.
Galbraith's fine effort spearheaded Webber International to victory in the team event. They finished five shots ahead of Florida Atlantic in a field of six squads.