W&L Men's Golf Leads the Jekyll Island Invitational After Day One

W&L Men's Golf Leads the Jekyll Island Invitational After Day One

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. – The 22nd-ranked Washington and Lee men's golf team leads a tremendous field after the first day of competition at the Jekyll Island Invitational on Friday. 

The Generals were unable to finish their first round after the event was delayed in the morning due to frost.  With only a few holes remaining, W&L heads up the field that includes 15 of the Top 25 teams in Division III, with a combined score of -1.  Top-ranked Huntingdon and 13th-ranked Methodist are tied for second five strokes back at 292 (+4).

Huntingdon's Addison Lambeth is the individual leader with a -3 score of 69.  W&L senior Todd Alan McDonald (Little Rock, Ark. / Little Rock Christian) is just one stroke back at -2 through 16 holes.  First-year Brian Peccie (Norfolk, Va. / Norfolk Academy) is currently tied for eighth with a -1 score through 17 holes, while first-year Robert Quinilty (Cypress, Texas / Houston Christian) completed his round with an even-par score of 72 that is tied for 13th out of the 150 golfers in the event.

Junior Luke Farley (Durham, N.C. / Trinity School) is tied for 29th with a +2 through 14 holes, as is sophomore Zack Spear (Naperville, Ill. / Wheaton Academy), who is playing as an individual and has completed 15 holes.

First-year Austin Harrill (Hickory, N.C. / Hickory) rounded out the Generals in the field with an 82 (+10) that is tied for 125th overall.  

Washington and Lee will complete its first round on Saturday morning at 8:00 am.  The Generals will then begin their second round at 12:45 pm.

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