Monday, September 18, 2017
MSSU Golf in sixth place after first day of NSU Men's Fall Classic
The Missouri Southern golf team shot a 291 in the opening round and a 288 in round two as the Lions sit in sixth place after day one at the NSU Men's Fall Classic held at Muskogee Country Club.
Connor Neil leads the way for the Lions after day one as he shot a one-under 70 in round one and was even par 71 in round two to finish the day one-under and tied for 8th place.
Taylor Haltom is tied for 13th as the freshman shot a 72 in round one and a 70 in round two. Tripper Jensen shot a 76 in round one and a 71 in round two to finish day one tied for 38th.
Tristan Haltom is tied for 54th with a 73 in round one and a 76 in round two. Jake Becker, playing in the fifth spot shot a 79 in round one and a 76 in round two to finish tied for 86th. Freshman Logan Greer, playing as an individual, shot a 78 in round one, but had a tremendous round two, improving by ten strokes to shoot a three under 68 and finish tied for 32nd after day one.
Central Oklahoma leads the team scores after one day. Arkansas Tech is second, ten strokes back, while Southeastern Oklahoma State is third, Harding is fourth, Southwestern Oklahoma is fith and the Lions are sixth, 16 strokes off the lead. Central Missouri is seventh, followed by Lindenwood, Henderson State, Missouri Western and Northeastern State to round out the top ten.
The Lions will play a final 18 holes tomorrow to conclude the tournament.