ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Newberry College’s Tommy Hurst sits in fourth place after a pair of career low rounds at The Palencia, as the Wolves are in a tie for 13th place after the first day of competition in the Jay Jennison Memorial.
Newberry shot 308-301=609 (+33) in the 36 holes of Monday’s action and wrap up the tournament with 18 holes Tuesday.
Hurst was spectacular, shooting the lowest two rounds of his collegiate career with a 2-under par 70 in the opening round and a 1-under par 71 in the second round. His previous career low was a 72. He alone in fourth place, three strokes behind leader Alex Weare of Queens.
John Paul Ferguson is tied for 65th with an 11-over par 155 through two rounds, while Ewen Donaldson is tied for 70th at 12-over par 156. Fraser O’Connor is one stroke behind his countryman with a 13-over par 157. Fredrik Fossum is tied for 84th with a 17-over par 161 to round out Newberry’s first day scores.
The Wolves wrapped up play in the event with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Wednesday, grouped with golfers from Montevallo and Eckerd.