Men's Golf In 8th After Round Two of the Jon Hayt Collegiate Invitational
Feb. 27, 2012
PONTE VEDRE BEACH, Fla. - The No. 49-ranked Golden Hurricane men's golf team carded a second-day total of 293 to end Monday tied for eighth place at the par-72 Sawgrass Country Club.
Tulsa is tied with Jacksonville at +21, and the men sit just nine strokes out of the lead heading into Tuesday's final round.
Senior Andre Tourinho led Tulsa's charge today by shooting a three-under par 69, an eight-stroke improvement from his Sunday round. He finished today tied at 13th with UCF's No. 87 Jose Joia, seven strokes out of the lead.
Junior Mark Mumford is not far behind in standings, as he sits tied at 15th after carding a second-round total of 3-over par 75.
Freshman Matt Mabrey improved seven spots from his opening round by shooting 1-over par. He ended the day tied for 23rd.
The individual field is led by No. 10 Julien Brun of TCU, who sits at 5-under after two rounds. Brun's teammate Johan de Beer is a stroke behind and tied with LSU's No. 43-ranked Sang Yi at 4-under par heading into the final round.
The team competition is still led by fellow Conference USA member and No. 17-ranked UCF who has a total score of 12-over par 588. The Knights lead three contenders by three strokes, as No. 8 Arkansas, No. 38 Tennessee and No. 40 North Texas are all tied for second at 15-over par.
The final round of play for the men will begin Tuesday morning at 8:00 am (CST).
Team Results 1. UCF (17) 294-294 (588) T2. North Texas (40) 298-293 (591) T2. Arkansas (8) 299-292 (591) T2. Tennessee (38) 295-296 (591) 5. TCU (42) 300-293 (593) 6. North Florida (13) 300-295 (595) 7. LSU (23) 298-298 (596) T8. Jacksonville 300-297 (597) T8. Tulsa (49) 304-293 (597) 10. Coastal Carolina 296-302 (598) 11. UAB (27) 307-293 (600) 12. Mississippi 300-306 (606) 13. Georgia Southern 316-292 (608) 14. Furman 306-306 (612) 15. Mercer 309-308 (617)
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