No. 13 Columbus State Men's Golf Tied for Seventh at Indian Bayou Classic
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Destin, FL – On a windy day, the No. 13 Columbus State University men's golf team posted a first round score of 306 to finish day one of the Indian Bayou Classic in a tie for seventh place. Round two was scheduled for today but was suspended due to darkness. The tournament is being hosted by North Alabama and is taking place at the Indian Bayou Golf Course in Destin, FL.
The hosts, North Alabama, posted a first round score of 293 to lead after day one of the tournament. Saint Leo (297), Montevallo (302), Delta State (303) and Henderson State (304) round out the top-five.
One of the bright spots for CSU was senior Justin Grice. Grice posted an even-par 72 to end the round in a tie for second place.
All-American Rourke Van der Spuy finished the day in a tie for 26th place after posting a four-over 76. Just two shots behind his teammate, Stephen Swanepoel posted a six-over 78 to end the day tied for 50th.
After posting a score of 44 in first nine holes, Steven Paine rebounded shooting an eight-over 80 in round one.
Freshman Jacob Tickal participated in his first collegiate event on Monday. The Opelika, AL native shot an 84 which did not count towards the Cougars score.
Nick Brothers of Saint Leo leads after the first 18-holes posting a remarkable score of three-under par 69. Out of 85 golfers, Brothers was the only player under-par after day one.
The Indian Bayou Classic will conclude tomorrow morning as play will begin at 8:00 a.m.