Mean Green Women Tied For The Lead, Men In the Hunt After the Opening Day of the SBC Championship
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (4/17/06) ? A trio of North Texas women's golfers fired an opening round of 2-over par 74 to propel the Mean Green into a tie for first place after the opening round of the 2006 Sun Belt Conference Championship from the PGA Villa
PORT ST. LUCIE,
Andra Lancaster, Jaclyn Golden, and Halli Richards shot 74’s as
The North Texas men are tied for fifth place after an opening round of 293, just seven shots behind clubhouse leader
“We knew coming in that this was going to be close and competitive that’s and exactly what it’s been,” said
For the women Golden had three birdies on the Dye Course to lead
“I’m very excited about our first round,” said
Individually for the men, Austin Welch is tied for fifth place after an opening round of 2-under par 70 on the North Course. Welch had only one bogey on the afternoon as he posted three birdies and 14 pars. Andreas Kali was 1-over par at 73 and Anthony Broussard shot a 2-over par 74. Kali posted five birdies on the day and sits in 17th place.
Ben Smock recovered from a tough start to shoot a 76. Smock, who is tied for 25th, played the 1st and 10th hole at 5-over par, but the remaining 16 holes at 1-under par.
Raul Lemus fired an opening round of 79 and is tied for 39th place. Lemus started his round strong with an even-par score through the first 13 holes, but struggled in the final five holes.
The second round of the SBC Championship begins tomorrow at 8 a.m. from the PGA Village North Course and Dye Course.