Mean Green In The Hunt At The Cobb/Ferrell Classic
LANTANA, Tex. (9/11/06) ? Rain and lighting cut short the first day of the Cobb/Ferrell Mean Green Classic, but the North Texas men's golf team is in contention after one round of play from Lantana Country Club. The second round of play was suspended
The second round of play was suspended due to lighting with five holes to play.
“We had a couple of good scores out there but there is still a lot of room for improvement,” said
Led by junior Anthony Broussard’s 1-under par 71, the Mean Green is in 6th place. Broussard had two birdies on the front nine and closed with three for the day. He is tied for 10th place, three shots behind the leaders.
Junior Cole Howard made a splash in his debut with
Another newcomer, freshman Dustin Thompson, came out strong in his first collegiate round of golf with a 1-over par 73. After a 38 on the front nine, Thompson eagled the par-5 13th hole that keyed a back nine score of 35.
Howard and Thompson are tied for 22nd place.
Sophomore Harris Graham had two birdies in his opening round and shot a 3-over par score of 75.
Junior Austin Welch struggled in the first round as he posted a 4-over par 76.
Individually for North Texas Raul Lemus fired a 76 and Wayne Bailey shot an opening round of 80.
The second round will be completed tomorrow morning with a shotgun start and will be immediately followed by the third and final round.