LAKELAND, Fla. (Men’s Golf) – Florida Tech fired a 36-hole program record 576 Monday at the Matlock Collegiate Classic and enters the final round tied for first with Barry at the par-72 Lone Palm Golf Club. The Panthers’ opening day score erases last Monday’s score of 580, which was a new 36-hole low for the program.
As a team, FIT shot a two-under-par 286 in round one. It followed that effort with a two-over 290 to finish the day at even.
Sunshine State Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week Christian Westhorpe is tied for fifth at two-under after shooting a first-round 68 and a second-round 74. Patrick Sheedy is tied for 14th at one-over (72-73=145). Ray Badenhorst carded a three-under 69 in round two and is tied for 21st (146). Colin Flabbi shot 74 twice and is tied for 28th (148). Brandon Lau is in the clubhouse with a 157.
Barry’s Marcus Segerstrom leads the field of 75 players at eight-under (69-67=136).
The third and final round will get underway at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.
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