Hurst's career lows lead Wolves after two rounds at Jay Jennison Memorial


Hurst's career lows lead Wolves after two rounds at Jay Jennison Memorial
Monday, September 23, 2013 | by Newberry tied for 13th in strong field

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - Newberry College's Tommy Hurst sits in fourth place after a pair of career low rounds at The Palencia, as the Wolves are in a tie for 13th place after the first day of competition in the Jay Jennison Memorial.

Newberry shot 308-301=609 (+33) in the 36 holes of Monday's action and wrap up the tournament with 18 holes Tuesday.

Hurst (Miami, Fla.) was spectacular, shooting the lowest two rounds of his collegiate career with a 2-under par 70 in the opening round and a 1-under par 71 in the second round. His previous career low was a 72. He alone in fourth place, three strokes behind leader Alex Weare of Queens.

John Paul Ferguson (Travelers Rest, S.C.) is tied for 65th with an 11-over par 155 through two rounds, while Ewen Donaldson (Edinburgh, Scotland) is tied for 70th at 12-over par 156. Fraser O'Connor (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) is one stroke behind his countryman with a 13-over par 157. Fredrik Fossum (Levanger, Norway) is tied for 84th with a 17-over par 161 to round out Newberry's first day scores.

The Wolves will wrap up play in the event with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start Tuesday, grouped with golfers from Montevallo and Eckerd.

Jay Jennison Memorial
The Palencia
St. Augustine, Fla.
Dates: Sept. 23-24, 2013
2nd Round Scores
Par 72, 7073 yards

Rank

Team

Scores

Total

Par

1.

Flagler

286

289

575

-1

2.

Georgia College

285

293

578

+2

Lander

290

288

578

+2

4.

Armstrong

292

288

580

+4

5.

Erskine

289

293

582

+6

6.

West Georgia

287

296

583

+7

7.

Queens (N.C.)

299

286

585

+9

8.

Rollins

301

286

587

+11

9.

Valdosta State

298

291

589

+13

10.

Mount Olive

295

296

591

+15

11.

Wilmington (Del.)

309

292

601

+25

12.

North Georgia

303

300

603

+27

13.

Montevallo

303

306

609

+33

Newberry

308

301

609

+33

15.

Eckerd

303

307

610

+34

Young Harris

317

293

610

+34

17.

Tampa

303

314

617

+41


Newberry

308

301

609

+33

t-13th

Tommy Hurst

70

71

141

-3

4th

John Paul Ferguson

78

77

155

+11

t-65th

Ewen Donaldson

79

77

156

+12

t-70th

Fraser O'Connor

81

76

157

+13

t-74th

Fredrik Fossum

82

79

161

+17

t-84th