Lunding Leads Wildcat Golfers at 3rd Annual Jay Jennison Memorial Tournament
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - St. Augustine, Fla.
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Jerry Temple, Jr. finished with a 263 in the three round tournamentJohn Perrine totaled a 278 during the three round tournament hosted by Flagler
Coming off a record setting 2012 spring season, the Wilmington University men’s golf team opened a new fall schedule at the Third Annual Jay Jennison Memorial Tournament hosted by Flagler College with a new teammate leading the way, as Andreas Lunding finished 14th overall during the two-day tournament.
Lunding, a freshman from Denmark, finished with the three best rounds by any Wildcat, totaling a 227, +11 for a tie for 14th overall. He shot a 74, +2 opening round on Monday and followed it up with an even par round two on the same day. After sitting in a tie for seventh after the first day of action, Lunding dropped to 12 shots off the pace and in a tie for 14th with an 81, +9 on the final round.
Fellow newcomer and transfer Tomasz Pulsakowski was second on the team, finishing in 53rd overall with a 246, +30 furing the three-round tournament. Senior Nick Mafale trailed Pulsakowski by one stroke, placing 54th overall with a 247, +31 final round score. Junior Jerry Temple finished 63rd overall with a 263, +47 score while senior John Perrine finished 65th with a 278, +62 for the tournament.
No. 23 (GCAA Division II Top 25) Armstrong Atlantic State University took home the team title with a 54-hole total of 883 to win the tournament at The Palencia Club (par: 72; yards: 7071). Armstrong led the 13-team field by four strokes over No. 2 Barry University. Coker finished in a distant third with 905 while Newberry and Saint Leo tied for fourth with a 911, to round out the top five.
Marcus Segerstrom of Barry took home medalist honors with a 1-under par 215. His was the lone golfer in the 66-man field to break par. Rollins College’s Tyler Sluman finished second with a 2-over 218 while Armstrong’s Shad Tuten, who set a tournament record on Monday with an opening round 8-under 64, finished third overall at 3-over par.
Up next for Wilmington will be the Guy Harvey Invitational hosted by Nova Southeastern University at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on October 8-9.