UTM battles elements in Murray golf outing
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2012 12:00 pm
UT Martin battled the weather and the elements at the annual Murray State Invitational men’s golf tournament at Miller Memorial Golf Course Monday and Tuesday to earn a sixth-place finish with a two-round 585.
“I was real proud of my golfers,” UT Martin head golf coach Jerry Carpenter said. “We had to battle the rain all day Monday, and then we played until it was dark.”
The Skyhawks entered two teams in the 14-team tournament that was scheduled for three rounds, but then reformatted to two rounds after the rain on Monday.
Sophomore Brendon Caballero finished tied for 10th in the tournament with a two-round 143.
The Brentwood native shot 2-over par in the first round which was completed early Tuesday.
Freshman Ben Reeves finished tied for 17th in the tournament with a two-round146.
Reeves shot even-par 71 in the first round and 4-over in the second round.
Tyler Shellnut and John Michael Sisinni each shot a two-round 149, while freshman Tyler guy carded a two-round 151.
The UT Martin B team finished eighth in with a two-round 596. Published in The WCP 10.4.12