BRASELTON, Ga. - Ryan Jahn used a career-best four-under-par 140 to help the Jacksonville University men's golf team secure second place through the first two rounds of the Bridgestone Invitational.
Jahn birdied on five holes in the first round and another five holes in the second round to establish a new career-low two-round total of 140 (70+70). The senior from Jupiter, Fla., won the individual stroke play title, his first career win. Just behind Jahn is David Wicks, who is tied for third with one-under-par 143. Elliott Fullalove is tied for fifth at one-over-par 145, Sam Uhland is tied for 11th with four-over-par 148, and Raul Pereda carded seven-over-par 151 to place 18th.
Lipscomb University leads the field after the stroke play portion of the competition. The Bisons are four-under-par 572. Jacksonville is in second with even-par 576. South Alabama is third at 19-over-par 595, followed by host USC Upstate at 25-over-par 601 and High Point at 33-over-par 609. Presbyterian College is last at 35-over-par 611.
The six teams will compete in three rounds of match play Tuesday based on the results of Monday's stroke play. Sunny skies are predicted all day Tuesday with a high around 88 degrees.