Sept. 21, 2009
Newport, R.I. -- The Furman men’s golf team recorded a 592 over 36 holes on Monday to hold fifth place after two rounds at the Adam’s Cup of Newport at the par-72, 7,244-yard Newport National Golf Club in Newport, R.I.
Senior Garland Ferrell (70-76=146) played the opening two rounds of the 54-hole event at two-over par, including a two-under 70 in round one, to grab a share of 12th place. Sophomore Matt Broome, a Rhode Island native, fired a second round 71 to move into 17th place at five-over 147.
The University of New Mexico (287-296=583) holds a one-stroke lead over Georgia Southern (293-291=584) and two-stroke advantage over third place SMU (291-294=585) following Monday’s opening rounds. Ohio State (292-292=588) and Furman (297-295=592) round out the top five in the 17-team field.
Final round action in the Adam’s Cup of Newport is set for Tuesday morning.
5 Furman University 297 295 592
T12 Garland Ferrell 70 76 146
T17 Matthew Broome 76 71 147
T25 Anthony Aloi 76 73 149
T29 Daniel Bowden 75 75 150
T49 Austin Reeves 77 78 155