Men's Golf Begins Spring Season at TPC Sawgrass
Feb. 3, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - TPC Sawgrass and The Players Stadium Course proved to be a tough test for the Pepperdine men's golf team during the first day of play on Monday at the Sea Best Invitational.
Teams were unable to finish the second round due to darkness, so they'll be back out on the par-72 course at 8 a.m. ET on Tuesday to finish up and then play the third round.
Current standings are unofficial on Golfstat, though they show the Waves in 13th place with a score of 52-over. They shot a 320 during Monday's morning round but were on pace for an improved score in the afternoon.
Sophomore Frederick Wedel (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands HS) was the lone Wave able to complete his second round and he had the team's best round of the day, a 2-over 74. With a couple of holes left to finish according to Golfstat, senior Jeremy Sanders (Chatsworth, Calif./New Community Jewish HS/Redlands) has the team's best overall score of 8-over.
Pepperdine's other three players in the lineup are senior Parker Page (Louisville, Ky./Ballard HS), junior Kevin DeHuff (Coto de Caza, Calif./Santa Margarita Catholic HS) and sophomore Cameron Davison (Duncan, B.C., Canada/Duncan Christian HS).
Official first-round results are as follows:
Team Scores: 1. Liberty 291; 2. North Florida 298; 3. USC Upstate 302; 4. East Tennessee State 303; T5. Tennessee 304; T5. Florida 304; T5. Winthrop 304; 8. Texas A&M 306; 9. Jacksonville State 308; 10. East Carolina 309; 11. Florida Gulf Coast 311; 12. Old Dominion 319; T13. Pepperdine 320; T13. Florida Atlantic 320; 15. Jacksonville 321; 16. Cal Poly 322.
Top Individuals: T1. Chase Marinell (Liberty) 71; T1. Niklas Lindstrom (Liberty) 71; T1. Ben Crancer (Texas A&M) 71; T1. Connor O'Rourke (Florida Atlantic) 71; T5. four players tied at 72.