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Men's Golf Ninth at Memphis Intercollegiate

Men's Golf Ninth at Memphis Intercollegiate

The Basics
Event: Memphis Intercollegiate / Hosted by University of Memphis
Location:
 Colonial Country Club / Memphis, Tenn.
Full Results: Memphis Intercollegiate – Day 1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Scores across the board were inflated as the wind blew through Memphis on Monday in the first round of the Memphis Intercollegiate. The Oral Roberts men's golf team hung in the middle of the pack and finished the day ninth overall at 617 (311-306).

Central Arkansas (297-303—600) is leading the tournament by one shot over Lipscomb (309-292-601).

News and Notes
- Jack Howes saw his first collegiate competition for the Golden Eagles on Monday and tied with Cody Burrows and Grayson Jones at 22nd overall to lead ORU.

- ORU is leading the field in par 3 scoring at 3.10 (+2) after two rounds.

- The Golden Eagles had 10 birdies on day one, tied for the sixth most.

ORU Individual Results
T22 – Jack Howes – 78-76—154
T22 – Cody Burrows – 75-79—154
T22 – Grayson Jones – 78-76—154
T37 – Joshua Montgomery – 80-75—155
72 – Riley Kovach – 84-81—165

Team Results
1 – Central Arkansas – 297-303—600
2 – Lipscomb – 309-292—601
3 – Memphis – 304-300—604
4 – Southern Miss. – 302-303—605
5 – Arkansas State – 306-300—606
6 – Little Rock – 311-298—609
7 – IUPUI – 311-298—609
8 – Marshall – 310-302—612
9 – Oral Roberts – 311-306—617
10 – Western Carolina – 316-302—618
T11 – Western Kentucky – 313-308—621
T11 – Belmont – 316-305—621
13 – Samford – 323-315—638

Up Next
The third and final round will be contested starting Tuesday morning from Memphis.  

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