Monday Improvement

Monday Improvement

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont men's golf team is tied for sixth place sixth place after the second round of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate held Monday at Sevierville Golf Club in Sevierville, Tennessee.

On a cloudy, cool day in the Smokies, the Bruins improved on their score from day one as they posted a 291, to finish the day tied with host Tennessee Tech in sixth place at 592.  Carson Newman maintained their lead as they finished the day with a mark of 561.  Lincoln Memorial is in second at 576, while Evansville is third at 586.

Belmont has two golfers among the top-15 after 36 holes.  Freshman McCullough Pickens posted his second lowest round as a Bruin as he shot a three-under par 69 to finish the day in a tie for 11th place at 145.  He is eight shots behind individual leader, Dalton Reese of Carson-Newman (137).  Redshirt freshman Win Temple carded a 75 on Monday to finish the round in a tie for 14th place at 147.

Other Belmont scores from two days of play include: redshirt junior Logan Matthews (T-27, 151), sophomore Daniel Booker (T-33, 152), and freshman Nate Thomson (T-42, 154). 

Sophomore Parker Buck is competing as an individual and is tied for 14th place at 147.

Due to a weather forecast that calls for rain, the start time for play on Tuesday has been moved up earlier.  The third and final round will begin with at 9:00am ET shotgun start.