The Valparaiso University men’s golf team faced challenging conditions on Monday at the Advance Golf Partners Collegiate, hosted by UNCG at the par-72, 7169-yard Hammock Green Golf Club in Palm City, Fla. Steady winds gusted from 15-20 miles per hour, leading to a challenging second round in the three-day, 54-hole event.
How It Happened
Inside the Round
Thoughts from Head Coach Dave Gring
“We certainly had our challenges with the 15–20 mph wind throughout today’s round. This is an area that we simply have not been able to practice indoors, and unfortunately it got the best of us. We had too many double and triple bogeys sprinkled throughout the scorecards and the birdie production was low. We needed to manage this area better today and we will make those adjustments for tomorrow.”
“Anthony had a tremendous round for us today, playing very consistent and steady. Any time you have 14 pars, two birdies and two bogeys in those type of conditions, the ball striking is fantastic. Anthony hit nine out of 14 fairways and 14 out of 18 greens in regulation. This was definitely one of his best ball-striking rounds out of 18 rounds this year.”
The opening tournament of the spring season will conclude on Tuesday, Feb. 15 with Round 3 of the Advance Golf Partners Collegiate at Hammock Creek GC in Palm City, Fla. Live scoring is available via GolfStat.