Golfers Fifth at General Hackler Championship
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.- The Iowa State men’s golf team fired rounds of 296 and 301 in the first day of the General Hackler Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The 597 tally has the Cyclones in fifth place, five strokes off the pace set by Kent State (592).
The tournament is being hosted at TPC Myrtle Beach and the course is proving tough for the 12 teams in the field this week. The average 18 hole score through two rounds is 77.26
All-American Scott Fernandez led the way for the Cyclones today. The junior fired rounds of 72 and 74 for a 36-hole total of 146. Fernandez is currently tied for fifth in the medalist race
Fernandez trails the individual leader from ETSU, Rhys Pugh (73-70=143), by three strokes.
Freshman Ruben Sondjaja played two rounds of solid golf for ISU today. He recorded a 2-under 70 in round one and is at 147 for the tournament to sit in a tie for seventh.
Junior Sam Daley and freshman Nick Voke are both in a tie for 28th through two rounds at 152.
The General Hackler Championship will conclude with 18 holes tomorrow.
1. Kent State 305-287=592
2. East Carolina 303-290=593
Middle Tennessee St. 303-290=593
4. ETSU 303-292=595
5. Iowa State 296-301=597
6. Coastal Carolina 295-307=602
7. Lamar 298-305=603
9. Duke 314-302=616
10. UNCW 311-309=620
11. North Carolina 311-312=623
12. Northern Illinois 330-319=649
Iowa State Scores
T5. Scott Fernandez 72-74=146
T7. Ruben Sondjaja 70-77=147
T28. Sam Daley 77-75=152
Nick Voke 77-75=152
T55. Collin Foster 81-80=161
1. Rhys Pugh, ETSU 73-70=143
2. Corey Conners, Kent State 75-69=144
Payne McLeod, UNCW 70-74=144
Andrew Dorn, Coastal Carolina 73-71=144