Men's Golf In the Lead Through 18 Holes of PUPS Big South Championship


Men's Golf In the Lead Through 18 Holes of PUPS Big South Championship

ONEONTA, ALA. -- The Coastal Carolina men's golf squad leads through 18 holes of the 2007 PUPS Big South Conference Golf Championship, Apr. 16. The 54-hole, three-day tournament is being played at Limestone Springs Golf Club (Par 72 - 6,987 Yards) in Oneonta, Ala.

Also ranked as the top team in Region 3-North, the top-seeded Chanticleers shot a four-over 292 in breezy conditions, six shots better than No. 3-seed Winthrop at 298. Charleston Southern, the No. 2 seed, is in third at 302.

Senior Dustin Johnson (Myrtle Beach, S.C./Dutch Fork) and junior Zack Byrd (Calabash, N.C./Byrd Academy) are tied for the individual lead after posting the only under-par scores of the first round, each shooting a one-under 71. Freshman Dan Obremski (Irwin, Pa./Penn-Trafford) is tied for eighth with a 74. Freshman Sam Lyons (Little River, S.C./North Myrtle Beach) is tied for 11th with 76, while junior Lindsay Renolds (Christina Lake, B.C./Heritage (S.C.) Academy) rounds out CCU's squad in a tie for 20th after an opening-round 78.

Fin. School Scores
1 Coastal Carolina 292
2 Winthrop 298
3 Charleston Southern 302
4 Liberty 307
Radford 307
6 Birmingham-Southern 311
7 High Point 316

Top Five Individuals Plus Coastal
T 1 Dustin Johnson (Coastal) 35-36=71
T 1 Zack Byrd (Coastal) 35-36=71
3 Brent Martin (Winthrop) 36-36=72
4 Robert Lindstrom (Birmingham-Southern) 34-39=73
Shawn Hall (Charleston Southern) 38-35=73
Kelly Manders (Winthrop) 35-38=73
Ryan Wilson (High Point) 36-37=73

T 8 Dan Obremski (Coastal) 37-37=74
T 11 Sam Lyons (Coastal) 37-39=76
T 20 Lindsay Renolds (Coastal) 39-39=78