March 25, 2013

Men's Golf Ends First Day of Bearcat Golf Classic Tied for 10th

GREENWOOD, S.C. – The University of North Georgia men's golf team wrapped up the first day of the Lander University Bearcat Classic tied for 10th of 18 teams with a combined two-round score of 616.

Belmont Abbe College currently leads the field with a 582, 14 strokes ahead of Mount Olive College and Georgia Southwestern State University, which are tied for second with a two-round score of 596.

Belmont Abbey's Adam Hedges currently leads the field after carding a 69 and a 66 to sit seven strokes ahead of Mount Olive's Sebastian Andersesn in second.

The Saints carded a 304 in the opening round Monday, tied with five other schools for fourth, before carding a 312 in the day's second round to sit with a 616.

Aaron George, who's opening round of 71 tied him for second early in the tournament, finished the first two rounds with a 145 (71, 74) to sit in sole possession of third.

Will McFarlin carded a 155 (79, 76) through the first two rounds with Zach Caldwell and Will Bracket close behind with a 157 (77, 80) and a 159 (77, 82).

The field will complete the third and final round on Tuesday, Mar. 26.