Weiss, Gruenemeier in top 10; Wolves in seventh after first round at Food Lion SAC Championship


Weiss, Gruenemeier in top 10; Wolves in seventh after first round at Food Lion SAC Championship
Sunday, April 14, 2013

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. - Jon Weiss and Chandler Gruenemeier are in the top 10 of the individual standings, while the Newberry Wolves are in seventh in the team standings after the first round of the 2013 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championships at the Sevierville Golf Club's River Course on Sunday.

Newberry shot a 26-over par 314 in the opening round. Lincoln Memorial shot a 1-under par 287 to hold the first day team lead thanks to a SAC Championships 64 (-8) from freshman Connor Froning.

Weiss (Sumter, S.C.) is tied for seventh in the tournament with a 2-over par 74. He had four birdies in the round, including three on the front nine.

Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) had a tournament-best two eagles in his round as well as three birdies. His 3-over par 75 puts him in a tie for 10th place.

Dixon Walker (Lexington, S.C.) is tied for 37th with a 10-over par 82 with a team-best 10 pars, while Tommy Hurst (Miami, Fla.) is one stroke behind him in a tie for 41st with an 11-over par 83 and Ewen Donaldson (Edinburgh, Scotland) rounds out the Newberry team in 48th with an 18-over par 90.

The Wolves will be grouped with Catawba in Monday's second round, with tee times beginning at 9:15 a.m. Live scoring can be followed at www.birdiefire.com/sac.

Food Lion SAC Championship -- 1st Round

Sevierville Golf Club (River Course)
Sevierville, Tenn.
Dates: 4/14-16/2013
1st Round Scores
Par 72, 7054 yards

Rank Team Total Par
1. Lincoln Memorial 287 -1
2. Wingate 301 +13
3. Tusculum 307 +19
4. Carson-Newman 309 +21
Lenoir-Rhyne 309 +21
6. Brevard 311 +23
7. Newberry 314 +26
8. Catawba 316 +28
9. Anderson 320 +32
10. Mars Hill 329 +41

Newberry 314 +26 7th
Jon Weiss 74 +2 t-7th
Chandler Gruenmeier 75 +3 t-10th
Dixon Walker 82 +10 t-37th
Tommy Hurst 83 +11 t-41st
Ewen Donaldson 90 +18 48th