KirkwoodGolf: US Student Roundup

Saturday, September 24, 2016

US Student Roundup

Sutherland's T4 finish at Shaker Run, Ohio

James Sutherland
James Sutherland, pictured left, a third year Davis and Elkins College student from Glasgow, tied for fourth place in the recent Great Midwest Fall Invitational at Shaker Run golf course, Lebanon in Ohio.
Over a par 72 course of 6,561yd, James had rounds of 72 and 74 for 146 - six shots  behind the winner, Jordan Reese (Cedarville), 71-69.
Almost all of Davis Elkins College men's golf roster have been recruited from the British Isles.
Alistair Kyle, a final year student from Glasgow, tied for 12th place with rounds of 79 and 73 for 152.
Toby Gibbons, a second-year man from Leigh-on-the Sea, finished T19 on 154 (78-76) and Jack Gibson, a sophomore from St Breladescored 79 and 76 for 155 and joint 22nd place.
Cameron Pettigrew from Skelmorlie, Ayrshire, a freshman at Ohio Valley University, has not found his feet yet on the American circuit. He scored 84 and 88 for 172 and finished 38th.
Davis and Elkins (603) finished third in the team event behind Trevecca Nazarene (597) and Cedarville (597). Ohio Valley finished last of the seven competing teams. 

Murray Naysmith T23 after opening 69 in Arizona

Murray Naysmith
Murray Naysmith from Edinburgh, a freshman student at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, shot a two-under-par 69 in the first round of the Maui Jim Intercollegiate at Mirabel Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona yesterday (USA time).

Naysmith, pictured, is T23 in a field of 93 players who are led by Josh Whalen (Kent State) with a seven-under 64. Three players are tied for second place on 65.
Team placings:
264 Kent State
269 Baylor
270 Kansas, Louisiana State
273 South Carolina
279 Alabama-Birmingham

Sandy Scott sharing 28th place at Albuquerque

Sandy Scott
Sandy Scott, pictured below, a freshman from Nairn at Texas Tech, has had rounds of 75 and 74 over the University of New Mexico Course in the William H Tucker college tournament at Albuquerque.

His 149 tally has him in joint 28th place in a field of 92 players, nine shots behind the triple joint leaders, Rhett Rasmussen (Brigham Young) 69 71, Blake Cannon (Colorado State) 71 69, and P J Samiere (San Diego State) 69 71.
Texax Tech does not appear in the team standings after 36 holes, which are headed by
573 San Diego State
581 Colorado State
583 New Mexico


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