March 12, 2006
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. –
The Florida State University men’s golf team is in third place after the first two rounds of the General Jim Hackler Invitational at the TPC of Myrtle Beach. The Seminoles are led by freshman Nicholas Smith who is in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings after carding a pair of one-under par scores of 71. He is only two strokes behind Rhys Davies of East Tennessee State who led eight golfers who shot under par golf during the first two rounds of the event.
Florida State is looking for its third top-three team finish of the spring. The Seminoles finished in third place in the season opening Gator Invitational and in second at the Lexus/Naples Intercollegiate during the last week of February.
East Tennessee State, led by Davies, leads the team standings with a two-round team total of 575. The Buccaneers are five strokes ahead of Coastal Carolina and 13 strokes in front of Florida State. The Seminoles were in third place after the first round and maintained their position over the second round of 36 holes.
General Jim Hackler Invitational/Par 72/March 12-13, 2006 TPC of Myrtle Beach/Murrells Inlet, S.C./Second Round Florida State Results 3/15. Florida State 292 296 588 T5. Nicholas Smith 71 71 142 T21. Torstein Nevestad 75 73 148 T36. Jonas Blixt 70 80 150 T42. Tommy Rymer 77 75 152 T47. Matt Savage 76 77 153
General Jim Hackler Invitational/Par 72/March 12-13, 2006 TPC of Myrtle Beach/Murrells Inlet, S.C./Second Round Team Results 1. E. Tennessee St. 575 9. Illinois 597 2. Coastal Carolina 580 10. Texas Tech 598 3. Florida State 588 11. Toledo 601 T4. Kansas State 589 12. Virginia 602 T4. Pepperdine 589 13. North Florida 604 6. Notre Dame 593 14. UNC Wilmington 609 T7. Arkansas 594 15. Michigan State 617 T7. Virginia Tech 594