King in 15th After Opening Round of PBC Championships

University of North Georgia
4/13/2018 | Men’s Golf
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Lawson King sits in a tie for 15th place after the opening round of the Peach Belt Conference Championship as the University of North Georgia is in ninth place at the Slammer & Squire Golf Course.

King shot an opening round 73 to lead the Nighthawks, who shot 305 on the first day of the tournament. Tanner Merck shot a 76 to find himself in a tie for 27th. Leading the tournament individually is USC Aiken’s Johnson Holliday at four-under 68.

The Pacers lead the tournament as a team as well after firing a 284 in the opening round. Columbus State is in second place at 286, followed by Young Harris in third. Lander and Flagler are in a tie for fourth place.

North Georgia is just one stroke behind Clayton State and just seven strokes out of the top five.

UNG will tee it up in the second round tomorrow with tee times starting at 8 a.m. off hole No. 10.

Men’s Golf Breaks Records in First Place Finish at Full Moon BBQ Invitational

University of North Georgia
9/25/2017 | Men’s Golf
CALERA, Ala. – Logan Archer finished the two-round tournament with a five-under-par 137 as the University of North Georgia men’s golf team claimed the team title at the Full Moon BBQ Invitational, hosted by Montevallo, Monday.

The tournament win is the eighth in program history and the first time the Nighthawks have won the Full Moon BBQ Invitational since 2011. UNG shot a combined four-under-par 564, breaking the team 36-hole record by 14 strokes.

Archer also claimed the individual title, winning by two strokes over West Alabama’s Brandon O’Pry and Montevallo’s Gary King. The 36-hole total is good for second in school history.

Matt Elliott finished the tournament with an even-par 142, and Tanner Merck finished one stroke behind Elliott at one-over-par.

The Nighthawks will next host the Fourth Annual UNG Fall Invitational at Achasta Golf Club in Dahlonega. The 54-hole tournament will start with 36 holes on Monday, October 2 and conclude with a final round on Tuesday, October 3.

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