ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Armstrong State University men's golf team shot a first-round 300 to sit in eighth place after Friday's first day of action in the 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.
Columbus State (291) leads the field by one stroke over USC Aiken (292), while host Flagler (293) is in third place. Clayton State (295) and Lander (295) are tied for fourth place.
Junior Jake O'Bryan made five birdies en route to a one-over-par 73 score, tying him for 11th individually to lead the Pirates on Friday. Senior Howard Hickey shot a two-over-par 74 to sit tied for 18th, while sophomore Tyler Key shot a three-over-par 75 to sit tied for 24th individually.
Play continues at the 2016 Peach Belt Conference Championships on Saturday with a single round of 18 holes beginning at 10:20 a.m.