Monday, March 28, 2016

 J J Grey from Kent finishes third, helps 

Georgia State Uni win team title at Furman

J J Grey from Kent, a 6ft 4in student at Georgia State University, 
finished third in a field of 115 players at the Furman Intercollegiate 54-hole tournament at Furman University golf course, Greenville in South Carolina.

Grey, pictured, shot rounds of 69, 71 and 68 for 208 over a par-72 course of 6,994yd. He finished five shots behind the winner by three, Ryan Cornfield (USC Update) (70-64-69).
Runner-up on 206 was Andrew Novak (Wofford College) (67-70-69).
 Other Brits in the field were George Baylis (Akron) from Ascot, David Wicks (Jacksonville) from Bexhill and Louis Birchall (Akron) from Ingestre Park.
Baylis shot 68-71-70 for 209 and a share of fourth place.
Wicks scored 74, 76 and 69 for T43 on 219.
Birchall shot 79, 72 and 79 for 230 and T96 position.
J J Grey's final round of 68 clinched the team honours for Georgia State (841) who had 14 shots to spare over runners-up Harvard (856) with USC Upstate (857) third and Akron (859) fourth in a field of 19 teams.
Jacksonville (873) finished T13.

Leon Fricker T16 finish in field of 107
Leon Fricker from Ivybridge, a junior student at Bethune-Cookman University, finished T16 in a field of 107 players at the FAU Slomin Autism Invitational college tournament at Fountaisn County Club's North Course, Lake Worth, Florida.

Over a par-71 course of 6,876yd, Fricker shot 67-73-74 for a total of 214
Leon (pictured right) finished nine shots behind the three players who tied for first place on 204. There was no play-off.
Patrick Flavin (Miami, Ohio) had scores of 70, 66 and 69.
Manuel Elvira (Central Florida) had scores of 72, 64 and 69
Braden Thornberry (Mississippi) shot 69, 67 and 69.
Mississippi (841) won comfortably in the team event with Connecticut (852) second and Central Florida (856) third.
Bethune-Cookman (866) finished ninth of 18 teams.