Slow Start in Sevierville

Photo courtesy of Tennessee Tech
Photo courtesy of Tennessee Tech

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Belmont men's golf team stands in sixth place after round one of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate held Sunday at Sevierville Golf Club in Sevierville, Tennessee.

The Bruins carded a first round score of 301 on Sunday to finish the day in sixth place.  Carson-Newman has the team lead at 287, while Lincoln Memorial is second at 293. 

Belmont has two golfers among the top-20 after 18 holes.  Redshirt freshman Win Temple is tied for fourth place after carding an even par 72.  He is four shots behind individual leader, Dalton Reese of Carson-Newman.  In addition, sophomore Daniel Booker is tied for 17th place after shooting a three-over 75. 

Other Belmont scores from round one included: freshman McCullough Pickens (T-26, 76), redshirt junior Logan Matthews (T-37, 78), and freshman Nate Thomson (T-44, 80).

Sophomore Parker Buck is competing as an individual and is tied for 17th place at 75.

The second round will begin Tuesday with a 12:00 noon ET shotgun start.