FIT Aims For Improvement In Georgia Golf Tourney

By  //  March 12, 2013

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Panthers 13th Entering Final Round Of Play

VALDOSTA, GEORGIA – Florida Tech opened the First Federal Southeastern Collegiate at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club on Monday with a 36-hole total of 607 to sit in 13th place with 18 holes to play in the men’s tournament.

FIT sophomore golfer Ray Badenhorst is tied for 23rd in the First Federal Southeastern Collegiate at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Ga, entering today’s final round of tournament play. (Image courtesy of Florida Tech)

Sophomore Ray Badenhorst was the only member of the Panthers to crack the top 25, shooting a five-over-par 149 (76-73) to tie for 23rd.

FIT junior Justin Kalanquin opened the day with a one-over 73 in round one, but followed with a four-over 77 to fall to a tie for 26th.

Junior Andrew Wuethrich provided the third-best total for the Crimson and Gray with a 154 (75-79) to tie for 49th.

The scoring was rounded out for FIT by a pair of players as sophomore Brandon Lau provided an opening round 75 and junior David Glenister shot 79 in round two.

Sunshine State Conference foe Florida Southern holds a nine stroke lead on the field after a two-round total of 575 (288-287).  The Moccasins’ Case Gard leads the field individually with a four-under-par 140. Columbus State and Barry rank in a tie for second with team totals of 584.

The Panthers will conclude the Southeastern with 18 holes Tuesday. Florida Tech’s opening group will tee off alongside Delta State and Eckerd.