TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
McKinnon Paces Dolphins With Top 10 Finish At Hayt Invitational
Brett McKinnon had four birdies on Tuesday in his round of 71 (photo by Skip Tapp)
Brett McKinnon had four birdies on Tuesday in his round of 71 (photo by Skip Tapp)
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. -Another strong round from Brett McKinnon led the Jacksonville University men’s golf to another +4, 292 and moved the Dolphins two spots up the leaderboard in the final round of the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

The Dolphins team score bested nine other teams in the 15 field for the round, including city rival North Florida for the second consecutive round, this time by nine strokes. McKinnon was tied for 18th to start the day and followed his -3, 69 on Monday with a -1, 71 to earn a tie for 10th place. The junior from Nova Scotia posted four birdies on Tuesday and ended the 54-hole event at -1, 215 (75-69-71).

Prem Samritpricha backed McKinnon with an even par 72 on Tuesday. His day was highlighted with a hole-in-one on the par 3, 190 yard 6th. Nick Torrance had a 74 and Colin Monagle posted a 75 Connor Salanger added to the +4 team score for round two with an even par 72.

The 15-team tournament features nine team ranked in top 70 teams according to the latest Golfweek.com rankings, including No. 2 Oklahoma State, No. 6 Central Florida, and No. 13 UAB.  The back-to-back 292s from the Dolphins moved the sqaud into 13th place.

Jacksonville will take this weekend off before returning to action March 9-10 at the Bash at the Beach in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.

13 Jacksonville 313 292 292 897
T10 Brett McKinnon (2) 75 69 71 215
T54 Colin Monagle (1) 77 75 75 227
T62 Prem Samritpricha (3) 81 76 72 229
T62 Connor Salanger (4) 80 72 77 229
T81 Nick Torrance (5) 88 76 74 238



Course:Sawgrass Country Club:      Par 72 - 6966 Yards
current
position
team scoring rounds total
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
2 Oklahoma State
-19 F   -6 282 281 282 845
2
6 UCF
-9 F   +1 287 279 289 855
3
13 UAB
-5 F   +1 290 280 289 859
4
  North Texas
+6 F   +5 299 278 293 870
5
  Troy
+14 F  E 300 290 288 878
6
  GRU Augusta
+15 F   +9 296 286 297 879
T7
47 Tennessee
+20 F   +3 300 293 291 884
T7
  North Florida
+20 F   +13 290 293 301 884
9
  Tulsa
+21 F   +11 298 288 299 885
10
  Coastal Carolina
+23 F   +12 293 294 300 887
11
  Louisville
+25 F   +14 297 290 302 889
12
27 Liberty
+26 F   +7 297 298 295 890
13
  Jacksonville
+33 F   +4 313 292 292 897
14
  Furman
+42 F   +15 300 303 303 906
15
  UNCW
+47 F   +20 309 294 308 911