Hunter Blasts To Early Lead As Builders Sit Fourth At Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial

Hunter Blasts To Early Lead As Builders Sit Fourth At Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial

TOURNAMENT FACTS

  • Name: Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial
  • Course: Wiliamsburg Club
  • Location: Williamsburg, VA.
  • Par/Yardage: 71/6,751
 

IN BRIEF

The Apprentice School shot a 318 in the first round of the Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial Tournament held at Williamsburg Club on Monday.   Junior Ben Hunter shot a two-under-par 69 to lead the event by three strokes.

ON THE COURSE

  • Junior Ben Hunter etched another mark into the record books becoming the first Apprentice School golfer to fire a pair of rounds in the 60s in one season in the last 13 years.  The Suffolk native shot a two-under-par 69 to lead the tournament by three strokes.  He opened the season with a school-record 67 in a dual match with Louisburg College at Sleepy Hole GC in Suffolk on August 29.
  • Kyle Mutter joined Hunter in the top five finishing the first round tied for fifth place with a four-over-par 75.  He shares fifth with a pair of players from SUNY Delhi and they all are one shot out of fourth, two out of third and three out of second place.
  • Rounding out the counting scores for the Builders on Monday were sophomore Eric Johnston (T31st/86) and sophomore Cody Griffith (36th/88).
  • The Builders trail first-day leader Lynchburg College by ten strokes as the Hornets lead the event with a 308 total.  SUNY Delhi A team is in second with a 311, followed by Surry CC (NC) with a 314.
 

TEAM SCORES

Lynchburg College

308

SUNY Delhi A

311

Surry CC

314

Apprentice School

318

Johnston CC

324

SUNY Delhi B

329

Louisburg College

358

 

APPRENTICE SCHOOL SCORES

1.

Ben Hunter

69

T5.

Kyle Mutter

75

T31.

Eric Johnston

86

36.

Cody Griffith

88

39.

Forest Barefoot

93

40.

Blake Henger

100