Sept. 29, 1997
Florida State Men's Golf Tied for Fourth
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--The Florida State men's golf team is in a tie for fourth place with the University of Mississippi after the first round of the University of Tennessee Tournament of Champions. The Seminole team score of three-under par 285 stands nine strokes behind leader North Carolina State and four back of third-place Mississippi State.
The Seminoles are currently led by senior Jason Pool. Pool, a native of Great Falls, VA, fired an opening round 70, which ties him with nine other golfers. Barry Dyche also turned in an impressive first round, posting a one-under round of 71 today to stand tied for 21st. Senior George McNeill and sophomore Nathan Bertsch both ended the day tied for 26th with rounds of 72. Mark Monroe rounded out the scoring for the Seminoles with a 75.
North Carolina State is one stroke ahead of the University of Georgia after one round. The Wolfpack shot a combined score of 12-under par for a total of 276. Georgia is four shots ahead of Mississippi State for second place.
Jason Bunch of North Carolina State fired an opening round 66 today to stand one stroke ahead of teammate Tim Clark and Michael Morrison of Georgia.
Tournament play with conclude tomorrow at the Holston Hills Country Club.