Men's Golf Finishes Fall With Good Showing at McDonough Cup
November 1, 2016
Written By: Kennie Silvestri, Sports Information Assistant.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic men's golf finished eighth in the McDonough Cup Tuesday, climbing two spots from Monday. The tournament had 18 teams, nine of them being ranked nationally. Rollins College won the tournament, shooting 3-under par as a team. The Sailfish improved every round of the tournament, shooting a final round 291.
The Sailfish had a great day on the course, as David Liu finished with an even par 72. David Jizdny and Dylan Allen shot rounds of 73 on Tuesday, as Jizdny finished 10th overall in the tournament with his three rounds of 72, 73, and 73.
Daniel Langley had 17 pars and a bogey Tuesday, to shoot an impressive 73 of his own. Ben Murray played much better Tuesday, shooting a 2-over par 74, which included three birdies and an eagle.
Trent Harris shot 80 on Tuesday, as Aaron Wilson shot 79 as both competed as individuals in the tournament. The 'Fish are done for the fall, as their next tournament will be in February of 2017.
Day One: Palm Beach Atlantic men’s golf sits in a tie for 10th on the leaderboard after the first two rounds of the McDonough Cup, hosted by Rollins College. The Sailfish shot a 305 in round one, but followed it with an impressive 297 in round two Monday. Rollins College leads the tournament, as they are even par through the two rounds.
David Jizdny shot two impressive rounds Monday, firing an even par 72 in the first round, and following it up with a 73 in the afternoon session. Jizdny sits in a tie for 11th on the player leaderboard.
Trent Harris shot 73 and 76 Tuesday, as he had a string of four consecutive birdies in his first round of the day. Harris is in 23rd position. Dylan Allen continued his solid play, as he shot a 77 in his first round of the day and followed it up with a second round of 74.
David Liu got off to a rough start with early double-bogeys in both rounds Monday, but recovered nicely to finish with rounds of 77 and 75 on the day. Daniel Langley had the lone Sailfish eagle on the day, as the junior shot a first round 79, but shot a 3-over par 75 in the second round.
Aaron Wilson shot rounds of 77 and 78 in his first competition of the 2016 season, while Ben Murray rounded out the scoring for the ‘Fish with rounds of 80 and 77 Monday. The Sailfish will finish with a third and final round Tuesday morning in Orlando.