Men's Golf's Langley Leads Field After Two Rounds
March 24, 2014
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Missouri State’s men’s golf team is in fifth place after two rounds of the 21st Annual UALR/First Tee Classic.
After opening the tournament shooting 306, the Bears were able to lower the second round total by an impressive twenty strokes to 286.
The Missouri State 592 is a mere eight strokes behind leaders Lousiana-Monroe (287-297—584). McNeese State (300-286—586), Sam Houston State (295-293—588), and Libscomb (301-289—590) round out the teams with lower scores than the Bears. Fourteen schools are competing in this year’s First Tee Classic.
Senior Nick Langley leads all golfers after two rounds with his 72-69—141. He is the first Missouri State golfer to lead the field after any day of competition this season.
Sophomore Joey Johnson (77-69—146) tied Langley for the single round low after carding a second round 69. Johnson currently sits in 10th place after Monday.
Trailing Langley are Sam Houston State’s Albert Miner (72-70—142) and Arkansas-Little Rock’s Noah Tullas (71-71-142), which share second place with their two-round scores.
The tournament will conclude with an 8:00 a.m. shotgun start on Tuesday at Chenal Country Club.