ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - The Armstrong State University men's golf team shot a first-round 300 to sit tied for seventh place after the first round of the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Men's Golf Championships on Friday at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla.
The Pirates' first-round 300 is tied with host Flagler for seventh in the 12-team field. USC Aiken (288) leads after the first day, by two strokes over Lander (290), with Georgia College (291) in third. Georgia Southwestern and Young Harris are each tied for fourth with 293 scores.
Freshman Spencer Ball paced the Pirates on the first day with a one-over-par 73 score, sitting tied for 12th. Freshman Max Trydefeldt shot a 75 to tie for 26th, as did junior Gustav Beckvid. Junior Ryan Emery and senior Jake O'Bryan each carded 77s to tie for 40th.
Play continues at the 2017 Peach Belt Conference Championships with a single round of 18 holes on Tuesday. The tournament concludes with a single round of 18 holes on Sunday.