Oct. 11, 2004
TAMPA, Fla.-- The Tennessee men's golf team fired a 304 during the first round of the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate at Old Memorial Golf Club (par 72, 7,080 yards), tying for seventh. The tournament, which was expected to have two rounds played Monday, experienced delays due to inclement weather. The remaining holes from the second round will be finished Tuesday morning before the final round.
Leading the way for the seventh-ranked Vols is senior David Skinns with a 73. Skinns struggled to open play with a 3-over-par 39, but bounced back with a 34 on the final nine to close out the round.
Standing second in Vol scoring is junior Lloyd Campbell. Campbell stands two strokes back of Skinns with a 75 in a tie for 19th. His round saw him fire a 38 on the front nine and improve his score by one stroke with a 37 on the back nine. Freshman Charlie Ford, competing in his first tournament as a Vol, carded a 77 for the round that included a 37-40.
Rounding out the Tennessee competitors are freshman Philip Pettitt and senior John Scott Rattan in a tie for 48th with scores of 79. Pettitt's round saw him turn in nine-hole scores of 37-72, while Rattan had a 39-40.
Leading the tournament is Central Florida with a score of 293. South Carolina stands three strokes back in second with a 296, while No. 9 Kentucky is in third with a 297. Rounding out the top five is No. 18 Georgia State in fourth with a 300 and North Florida and Mississippi in a tie for fifth with scores of 302.
Stefan Wistorf of Central Florida leads the individual portion of the tournament with a 4-under-par 68. Mark Blakefield of Kentucky and Darren Baynes of Georgia State round out the top individuals with scores of 70, tying for second.
The Vols return to action Tuesday with the conclusion of the second round, as well as the final round of play.
Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Invitational
|11.||College of Charleston||308|
|1.||Stefan Wistorf, Central Florida||68|
|2t.||Mark Blakefield, Kentucky||70|
|2t.||Darren Baynes, Georgia State||70|
|4t.||Heath West, LSU||71|
|4t.||Giwon Suh, Central Florida||71|
|48-t||John Scott Rattan||79|