Sailfish Open up Play at Panther Invitational
March 6, 2017
Written By: Kennie Silvestri, Sports Information Assistant.
VIERRA, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic men’s golf opened up play during their Spring Break Monday morning as they completed the first two rounds of the Panther Invitational hosted by Florida Tech. The ‘Fish currently sit in 15th position, as they have one round to go in the tournament, which will be played tomorrow. Florida Southern leads the tournament as they sit 11-over par, five shots ahead of Lynn University who is in second place.
David Liu, the PBA Student Athlete of the Month for February, is off to another solid start for the ‘Fish as he shot back-to-back rounds of 76 and sits in 18th place on the overall leaderboard at eight-over par. Aaron Wilson also finished with solid scores on the day, as he finished with a first-round 82 and followed it up with a second-round score of 77.
Course conditions were tough on Monday, as almost all golfers in the field shot higher than their season averages. David Jizdny shot rounds of 83 and 80 on the day as he sits T70 on the leaderboard. Daniel Langley finished the day with rounds of 88 and 80 and Ben Murray rounded out the scoring for the ‘Fish with rounds of 90 and 86.
Alex Wilson, competing as an individual in the event, had a solid day on the course shooting rounds of 81 and 82.
The tournament will conclude with a final round on Tuesday morning, as the ‘Fish will look to climb up the leaderboard. Final round results will be posted upon conclusion of the round.