PORT ST. LUCIE, FL. – Apprentice School senior golfer Ben Hunter rebounded after a tough first nine holes on Friday to finish with a seven-over-par 79 and is tied for eighth after round one of the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship.
Playing the Wanamaker Course at the PGA Golf Club, Hunter started on the back nine on Friday and had a couple errant shots and made the turn at 43. On his second nine, he found his groove and came in at even-par 36 to sit eighth out of 37 in the Men's Individual Invitational Division.
Out of a field of mainly NCAA Division I and II golfers, Dominique Worthen of NCAA Division II LeMoyne Owen College leads the field with even-par 72.
Hunter will start round two of the event on Saturday morning at 8:45 am.
28th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship
PGA Golf Club - Wanamaker Course
Par-72, 6,610 yards
Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Men's Individual Invitational1- Dominique Worthen, LeMoyneOwen College 72 2- Joseph Journey, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 74 T3- Justin Watkins, University of Central Oklahoma 76 T3- Lawrence Mckenzie, Livingstone College 76 T3- Robert Grant, Alabama State University 76 T6- Brandon Lau, Florida Institute of Technology 78 T6- William Godfrey, Francis Marion University 78 T8- Ben Hunter, Newport News Apprentice School 79 T8- Corey Price, Alabama State University 79 T8- Jerrell Hubbard, Paine College 79 T11- Kijontray McClay, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 81 T11- MarkAnthony Curtis, Marymount University 81 T13- Joseph Morrison, Florida A&M University 82 T13- Taylor Nelson, Virginia Union University 82 15- Nivel Felicien, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 83 16- Sean Wilson, Chowan University 84 T17- Joseph Killebrew, Alabama State University 85 T17- Josiah Singletary, Methodist University 85 T19- Anthony Body, Morehouse College 86 T19- Bruce Cousin, Morehouse College 86 T19- James Fernandez, University of Central Oklahoma 86 T19- Zach Armstrong, University of Central Oklahoma 86 23- Kelly Allen, Benedict College 88 T24- John Wilborn, University of Nevada, Las Vegas 89 T24- Patrick Harris, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 89 T24- Rhalston Jones, Benedict College 89 27- Stephen Washington, Livingstone College 90 28- Michael Ferguson, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 91 T29- Kenny Conrad, Lincoln University 92 T29- Michael Harden, Clemson University 92 31- Brandon Bailey, Virginia Union University 93 T32- Brandon Bolling, Lewis University 94 T32- Jon Seward, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 94 34- Telvin Walker, Livingstone College 95 T35- Eddie Crawford, Methodist University 99 T35- Kohl Lasell, Prairie View University 99 37- Sedrick Bailey, University of Maryland Eastern Shore 100