Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Andrew Burgess makes top 20 in Georgia

Andrew Burgess (20) from Nairn, a second-year student at Armstrong State University, Georgia, finished tied 19th in a field of 53 players at the recent Armstrong Pirates' Men's Invitational tournament over 54 holes at Pooler, Georgia.

Playing as an individual, i.e. he was not selected for the Armstrong State team of five whose scores would count in the team event, finished the third best Armstrong player.
Burgess, pictured, had three steady rounds of 74, 75 and 73 for a total of six-over-par 222 over the par-73, 7016yd course.
He finished 15 strokes behind the winner by five, Barrett Waters (West Georgia) (71-66-70 for 207), whose aggregate was a record for the tournament.
Other Armstrong State players from Britain, Jacob Tinsley, a second-year student from Exeter, and Joshua Glossop, a third-year student from Sussex, finished on 226 and 238 respectively.
Tinsley had scores of 80, 75 and 71; Glossop 81, 80 and 77.

Flagler (861) won the team title ahead of West Georgia (869) with Clayton State (878) third and Armstrong State (882) fourth of the nine competing teams.

+Andrew Burgess has a brother, Sean, who is a student at Oakland University, Michigan.

 Sam Broadhurst T15 finish in Spring Kick-off

George Duncan from Dunbartonshire and Sam Broadhurst from Nuneaton, both students at Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee finished T34th and T15th respectively in a field of 98 players at the recent Spring Kick-off Intercollegiate tournament at Orange Park, Florida.
Over a par-71 course of 6,677yd, Broadhurst shot 68, 76 and 74 for 218 while Duncan scored 74, 73 and 77 for 224.
The tournament was won by one stroke by Christian Constance (North Greenville) with scores of 64, 68 and 72 for nine-under-par 204.
Armstrong State (865) won the team title ahead of Carson-Newman (869). Lincoln Memorial (881) finished T6 in a field of 176 teams.