Former Bruin Brenton Flynn Qualifies for This Week's Nationwide Tour Event in Maryland
College Park, Md. – Former Belmont golfer Brenton Flynn has qualified for this week's Nationwide Tour event, the Melwood Prince George's County Open Presented by Under Armour, at the University of Maryland Golf Course in College Park, Maryland. The Nationwide Tour is the top developmental tour for the PGA Tour.
Flynn, who graduated in 2006 from Belmont, carded a 67 in Monday's qualifying round held at Old South Country Club in Lothian, Maryland. The score earned him co-medalist honors and a spot in his first Nationwide Tour event.
Last year, Flynn had a successful season in his final year as an amateur before turning professional. During the summer of 2009, he qualified for the US Amateur and US Amateur Public Links Championship and reached the sectional stage of US Open qualifying.
Flynn begins play in the first round on Thursday at 8:00am CT at the 10th tee at the University of Maryland Golf Course. His second round tee time is set for 1:00pm CT on Friday.
This week's tournament will also be televised nationally on The Golf Channel. Coverage on Thursday will be from 12:00-2:00pm CT, while on Friday it will be from 12:00-1:30pm CT.
To follow Brenton's play or to get more information on the Melwood Prince George's County Open Presented by Under Armour, go to www.pgatour.com.