February 27, 2010

Men's Golf Tied For Lead at St. Andrews Invitational


VASS, NC – The North Georgia men’s golf team share the lead after the first round of the 2010 St. Andrews Spring Invitational, sitting atop the leaderboard with Lenoir-Rhyne at the Woodlake Country Club.

North Georgia fired a school-record 302 (+14) on the Maples Course and is deadlocked for the lead with Lenoir-Rhyne. Host St. Andrews is three strokes back at 305 on the par-72, 6,954-yard layout. Limestone (310) stands fourth, St. Andrews B (311) is 5th and Barton B (313) finished 6th.

North Georgia’s Bryson Womack has the individual lead with a one-under-par 71 as the only player in the field under par. His round included birdies at No. 1, 12, 17 and 18. Limestone’s Drew Sloan is second at even par while Lenoir-Rhyne’s Jason Garrett, St. Andrews’ Jack Hunter and Barton’s Darren Smith are tied for third at 74.

Howard Duffin sits four shots off the lead with a four-over-par 75, while Brian Mallory is five back of the leader with a 76. Jake Martin and Stanley Roberts both shot in the 80’s, firing an 80 and 82 respectively.

Play concludes with the final 18 holes on Sunday with a shotgun start at 10:00 a.m.