King has three in top 10 going into conference championship final round

King has three in top 10 going into conference championship final round

BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The King University men's golf team started play at the Conference Carolinas Championship on Sunday, and the Tornado are in third place following Monday's second round with one round remaining. The Tornado improved on a first round of 306 to shoot 291 in the second round and go into the final round with a total of 597. Mathias Bunaes leads the way for King as he is in seventh place going into the third round.

THE BASICS
KING RESULTS: 3rd/8 (597)
LOCATION: Champions Course at Bryan Park; Browns Summit, N.C.
COURSE DETAILS: par 72; 6892 yards

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Bunaes started the tournament with a 73 in the first round and followed it with a 74 in the second round to post a tournament total of 147.
  • Also in the top 10 for King are Leennawat Numpituckchaikul and Robert Wilkinson, both posting scores of 149 through two rounds. Numpituckchaikul shot 77 in the first round before carding an even par 72 in the second round.
  • Wilkinson started with a score of 80 in the first round, but bounced back to shoot three-under 69 in the second round.
  • Arthitayapong Sripatrprasite comes in next, shooting 76 in both rounds as he heads into the final round with a score of 152.
  • Improving on his first round of 81 to shoot 79 in the second round was Kesley March who has a total of 160 through two rounds.

FOR THE FOES

  • Limestone College leads the tournament with a score of 572.
  • Belmont Abbey College is second at 593 while the Tornado are third a 597.
  • The University of Mount Olive and Erskine College round out the top five with scores of 600 and 602, respectively.
  • Griffin Brown of Limestone is atop the individual leaderboard with a tournament total of seven-under 137. He shot 69 in the first round and 68 in the second round.

UP NEXT

  • The Conference Carolinas Championship concludes with the third and final round on Tuesday at the Champions Course at Bryan Park.