KIAWAH ISLAND - The Newberry Wolves shot a tournament record low round to open the Second Annual Newberry Invitational at The Ocean Course and sit in second place, just four strokes off the lead entering the final 18 holes.
Newberry shot 593 (293-300, +17) in 36 holes of action on one of the nation's most awarded golf courses. The first round 293 set the tournament record for low team round.
That team low was propelled by Spencer Skiff, who shot a 6-under par 66 to set a tournament record for low round. That was one of three rounds below par for the Wolves, as Carlos Leandro and Evan DeGrazia both shot 2-under par 70 in the second round.
Leandro is tied for second with a 145 (+1), four strokes behind Georgia Southwestern's Ethan Chamineak. DeGrazia is tied for sixth with a 147 (+3).
Skiff is tied for 13th at 150 (+6), followed by Fredrik Fossum tied for 17th at 151 (+7) and Zack Sherman in 63rd at 169 (+25).
Skiff had one of three eagles in the first 36 holes of action and is tied for the tournament lead in birdies with Leandro at eight. DeGrazia had seven birdies.
The Wolves are four strokes behind Georgia Southwestern (589, +13) and a stroke ahead of North Greenville (594, +18). Those three teams will be grouped together in the final five tee times tomorrow. Sherman tees off at 9:40, Fossum at 9:50, Skiff at 10 a.m., DeGrazia at 10:10 and Leandro at 10:20.
Second Annual Newberry Invitational -- Second Round
The Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, S.C.
Dates: Feb. 22-23, 2016
2nd Round Scores
Par 72, 6682 yards