Men's Golf 16th After First Round Of Rolex/Golf World/Palmetto Dunes Invitational

Friday, November 05, 1999

Hilton Head, S.C. - The East Tenneessee State University men's golf team shot a season-low 290 and stands in 16th place after the first round of the 14th annual Rolex/Golf World/Palmetto Dunes Collegiate Invitational tournament.

The University of Texas leads the tournament with a first-round score of 272, 16 under par. ETSU stands only six shots out of ninth place and will look to improve its position during tomorrow's second round.

ETSU was led by Chris Wisler and Pat Beste at even par 72. Beste and Wisler are tied for 39th in the individual standings. Adam Riddering and Adam Gary eached checked in with 73 and are tied for 51st. Thomas Lee, ETSU's remaining player finished the day with a 74 (T-62).

The 54-hole tournament is being played on the Arthur Hills at Palmetto Dunes golf course. It is a par-72 course that measures 6,651 yards from the Championship tees. East Tennessee State won the tournament in 1995.

The tournament features many of the nation's top teams including No. 1 ranked Clemson and 1999 NCAA Champion Georgia. Also joining East Tennessee State are Arizona State, California, UCLA, Duke, Florida Southern, Georgia Tech, Houston, UNLV, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Pepperdine, South Carolina, Texas and Texas Christian.

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MSOC ETSU 1 F
Aug 23 Virginia Tech (Exh.) 0
WSOC ETSU 5 F
Aug 24 Tennessee Tech 1
WSOC Appalachian St. 0 F (2OT)
Aug 28 ETSU 1
MCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 3 of 11
WCC Covered Bridge Open Boone, N.C.
Aug 29 5 of 11
VB ETSU 3 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 Morgan State University 0
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 29 California State University, Sacramento 3
MSOC ETSU 3 F
Aug 29 William & Mary 2
VB ETSU 1 Charlotte, N.C.
Aug 30 UNC Charlotte 3
WSOC Campbell 2 2OT
Aug 31 ETSU 3
MSOC ETSU 2 F
Aug 31 VCU 1
WSOC South Carolina St. Johnson City. Tenn.
Sep 2, 6:00 p.m. ETSU
WSOC Alabama A&M Johnson City, Tenn.
Sep 4, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 3:00 p.m. The College of William and Mary
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 5, 7:00 p.m. George Mason University
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 12:00 p.m. University of Maryland
VB ETSU Fairfax, Va.
Sep 6, 4:00 p.m. Lehigh University