JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Lipscomb men’s golf team opened the 8th-Annual Sea Best Invitational in eighth after 36 holes of action at the TPC Sawgrass Dye’s Valley course on Monday.
Facing off against seven teams ranked in the top-50, the Bisons opened the event at +15 after firing rounds of 292 and 287 for a 579. No. 19 Florida paced the field with a two-round total of 543 (265-278) to lead the field at -17. No. 21 North Carolina sits in a distant second at +2.
The Bisons were paced by sophomore Dawson Armstrong, who sits tied for fifth at -1 after a 139 (71-68). Hunter Howell sits tied for 28th after posting identical rounds of 73 finishing the day at +6. Mikey Feher finished just two strokes behind Howell in a tie for 40th with rounds of 48.
Stoney Crouch and Eric Ansett rounded out the competitors for the Bisons with Crouch carding a +9, 149 (77-72) and Ansett shooting a +11, 151 (74-77).
North Carolina’s Joshua Martin leads the field at -8 after carding rounds of 64 and 68.
The 54-hole event concludes on Tuesday with the final 18 holes in the Sunshine State.