Guilford Mens Golf Results – Round 1 of Pine Needles Intercollegiate

WESLEY, AVERETT SHARE LEAD AFTER ONE ROUND OF PINE NEEDLES INTERCOLLEGIATE GOLF TOURNAMENT

Southern Pines, N.C. — Averett University and Wesley College both shot 14-over-par 298 Monday and share the first-round lead at the Pine Needles Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at the Pine Needles Resort. Belmont Abbey College sits in third place with 300, two strokes off the pace. Tournament host Guilford College shares sixth place with crosstown-rival Greensboro College.
Wesley’s Will Scarborough fired a two-under 69 and holds the top spot on the 56-man leaderboard. Guilford sophomore Peter Latimer shot an even-par 71 Monday and stands second in the field, one shot ahead of Greensboro College’s Josh Cumming and Emory University’s Patrick Cohn. Three of the five Duke University golfers competing as individuals share fifth place on the leaderboard with Wingate University’s Corey Iacofano.

Four Averett contestants placed among the top 16, including Brad Hartman and Joe Goldschmidt, who both shot 74 and are in a seven-way tie for ninth place. Teammates Nick Sortino and Nathan Daly sit among eight students one shot back in 16th place after shooting an opening-round 75.

The teams are competing on the par-71, 7,015-yard Donald Ross-designed layout. Pine Needles is ranked 43rd among the nation’s Top 100 Public Golf Courses according to Golf Digest and has hosted six United States Golf Association Championships, including the 2007 U.S. Women’s Open Championship.

The 36-hole tournament concludes Tuesday.

Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores
1 Wesley College 298
Averett University 298
3 Belmont Abbey Coll. 300
4 Emory University 301
5 Hampden-Sydney Coll. 304
6 Guilford College 307
Greensboro College 307
8 Wingate University 309
9 Cape Fear CC 310
10 Bridgewater College 324

Fin. Top 20 Players School Scores
1 Will Scarborough Wesley 34- 35 69
2 Peter Latimer Guilford 33- 38 71
3 Josh Cumming Greensboro 34- 38 72
Patrick Cohn Emory U. 36- 36 72
5 *Bryce Mueller Duke 36- 37 73
*Skip Murphy Duke 35- 38 73
Corey Iacofano Wingate U. 35- 38 73
*Chance Pipitone Duke 38- 35 73
9 Mike Rushin Wesley 36- 38 74
Brad Hartman Averett 38- 36 74
*Justin Hare Duke 37- 37 74
Chet DeLong Wingate U. 40- 34 74
Joe Goldschmidt Averett 35- 39 74
Chris Carvill B. Abbey 35- 39 74
Rob Shrader Hampd-Sydn 37- 37 74
16 Nick Sortino Averett 37- 38 75
Drew Harker Emory U. 38- 37 75
Steven Brame CapeFearCC 38- 37 75
Andrew Geyer Wesley 36- 39 75
Connor Tomlinson B. Abbey 37- 38 75
Connor Kennedy Greensboro 36- 39 75
Peter Tarver Jones B. Abbey 37- 38 75
Nathan Daly Averett 36- 39 75

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