GREENWOOD, S.C. – The Coker men's golf team is in 11th place after the opening round of the Bearcat Golf Classic on Monday. The Cobras shot 301 (+13), putting them 13 shots off the lead held Georgia College and State (288). USC-Aiken sits in second at 290 (+2) and Columbus State is third at 295 (+7).
Jared Crane (Greenville, S.C.) leads the field for the Cobras. He is tied for 11th with an opening round 73 (+1). Jake Murphy (Hamilton, N.J.) carded a 75 (+3), with Josh Clay (Stark County, Ohio) firing a 76 (+4). Diego Polo (Guatemala) shot a five-over-par 77 and Christopher Fuga (Phoenixville, Pa.) shot a 79 (+7).
The Cobras will finish up play on the par-72, 6,800 yard course on Tuesday starting at 8 a.m.