Gophers Tied for Seventh After One Day of Play in Alabama
March 4, 2018

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After one day of play, the University of Minnesota men’s golf team is tied for seventh at the Tiger Invitational in Opelika, Ala. Angus Flanagan and Rúnar Arnórsson lead the team, both sitting just outside the top 20.

The team finished with a score of 296 in the first round, eight shots over par. Minnesota is currently tied with Southern Mississippi and Georgia State, and sits three shots back from UNC-Greensboro. Host-Auburn leads the 17-team field after shooting a seven-under 281.

Flanagan sits in a tie for 22nd, carding a one-over 73 for the day. He made four birdies, including a stretch of three in four holes on the back nine.

Arnórsson is also tied for 22nd with his round of 73. He shot four birdies in five holes on the back nine, as well as another birdie earlier in the round. This was his best round since shooting even at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational in early October.

Thomas Longbella is tied for 40th after shooting a 75 (+3) in the first round. He had a remarkably consistent round, and sits third in pars made for individuals with 14 on the day. Charlie Duensing is also tied for 40th, shooting +3 for the day. Riley Johnson rounded out the Gophers, carding a +4 round of 76.

Pablo Rodriguez-Tabernero of Kennesaw State leads individual scoring with a 6-under score of 66.

The Gophers will tee off for the second round of 18 holes at 7:30 a.m. Monday. Live scoring can be found at the link above.

T7 Minnesota 296 +8
T22 Angus Flanagan 73 +1
T22 Rúnar Arnórsson 73 +1
T40 Thomas Longbella 75 +3
T40 Charlie Duensing 75 +3
T53 Riley Johnson 76 +4




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