UNCG, Bowman first after opening round in Puerto Rico
The Flamboyan, Puerto Rico – Will Bowman shot an opening round 67 to grab the early individual lead and help UNC Greensboro atop the team leaderboard after the opening round at the Palmas Del Mar Intercollegiate hosted by St. John’s University.
Will Bowman's opening round 67 was a career-best and gave the
individual lead after the opening round at the Palmas Del Mar
Intercollegiate hosted by St. John's University. UNCG is first in
the team standings, as well.
Bowman, a junior from Greensboro, NC, recorded his career-best round on Monday. He carded a 34 on the front side and a 33 on the back to grab a four-shot lead after his five-under par round. Teammates Ryan Heisey and Drew Younts are tied with Notre Dame’s Doug Fortner for second at one-under 71.
The Spartans had a team score of 284 on the day, 10 shots better than Johnson & Wales and 12 better than St. John’s. Notre Dame and VCU are tied for fourth at 299.
The second round will be played on Tuesday.
TEAM SCORING: UNCG 284, Johnson & Wales 294, St. John’s 296, Notre Dame 299, VCU 299, St. Thomas Aquinas 304, Old Dominion 307, Santa Clara 309, Bowling Green 310, George Mason 314.
Top 10: 1. Will Bowman (UNCG) 67, T-2. Doug Fortner (Notre Dame) 71, T-2. Ryan Heisey (UNCG) 71, T-2. Drew Younts (UNCG) 71, T-5. A.J. Broderick (Johnson & Wales) 72; T-5. Eric Onesi (Old Dominion) 72; T-5. Nathan Leonhardt (Johnson & Wales) 72; T-5. Chris Fitzpatrick (St. Thomas Aquinas) 72; T-5. Casey Calmi (St. John’s) 72.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-17. Will Almand 75, T-40. Darragh Coghlan 80.
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