– The North Georgia College & State University
men’s golf team sits in 16th place in the field of 16 teams
after day one of the Lander Bearcat Classic at the par-72,
6,800-yard Greenwood Country Club.
Lander University's Davis Lee carded a 9-under-par 63 Monday afternoon in the second round of the three-round invitational to help Lander lead the 16-team tournament by 11 strokes at 32-under-par. Georgia College's Francisco Bide (66-70) is tied for second, while Newberry College's Daniel Stanley (69-68) rounds out the top five tied for fourth at 137.
Georgia College & State University sits second overall as a team at 21-under-par, while Armstrong Atlantic is third, and Newberry College is fourth. North Georgia is 16th at 33-over par with a 307 in the morning round, before firing a 302 in the afternoon for a 609.
Howard Duffin was the steady performer for the Saints on day one with a pair of one-over-par 73’s to sit in a tie for 39th place overall, while Brian Mallory was one-under-par in the morning, but shot four-over-par in the afternoon to sit at 147 and in a tie for 41st overall.
Bryson Womack fired rounds of 78 and 75 to sit at 153 overall, while Jake Martin is at 163 in 80th place, and Ben Jarrard is at 168 in 83rd position.
The third and final round will begin at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday morning at the par-72, 6,800-yard Greenwood Country Club.