ORLANDO, Fla. – The Augusta University men's golf team, ranked No. 32 by Golfstat.com, sit in a tie for 10th place after the opening round at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Sunday in Orlando, Fla., at Isleworth Country Club.
Coming off a first-place showing at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate, the Jaguars began the 11th-annual TCI on the 7,544-yard Isleworth course. Eight of the 15 teams are ranked in the top 40 in the nation and No. 15 California leads the field at nine under.
Behind Cal in first place is No. 26 South Carolina in second, No.10 Arizona State in third, No. 3 Illinois in fourth, and No. 16 North Carolina rounded out the top five on the day.
Augusta's Robin Petersson, Jake Marriott, and Viktor Edin each carded 74 (+2) in the opening round and are all tied for 30th overall to lead the Jaguars. Broc Everett came in next for the Jags with a four-over 76 to sit tied for 49th and Emmanuel Kountakis is in a tie for 72nd with an 80 (+8).
Augusta University had 15 combined birdies amongst their starting five and finished with a 298 (+10) after 18 holes. Round two continues on Monday, Oct. 19 with the second outing of 18. Keep up with full scoring at Golfstat.com.
The Tavistock Collegiate Invitational hosted by Texas Tech and UCF is one of the premier collegiate golf tournaments in the country. Each year, 15 of the nation's top college golf programs are invited to experience college golf's Major Championship. After 10 years of hosting the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, Tavistock Group opted to expand and rename the event and thus, the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational was born.
The Tavistock Collegiate Invitational will rotate between Isleworth Golf & Country Club and Tavistock Group's sister property, Lake Nona Golf & Country Club. The 2015 tournament will take place October 18-20 at Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Fla.
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