FLORENCE, S.C. – The greens performed just a little bit quicker than anticipated Monday on the Florence Country Club, Michael Hawk stated.
“I don’t know that we’ve had a chance to really play out here a whole lot since they’ve sped them up, so I think that kind of caught us off guard,” the Trinity Collegiate School coach stated. “But all in all, a pretty solid day.”
After a little bit of a tough begin, Hawk was happy with how the primary rounds turned out for his Trinity Blue and Trinity Black squads on the twenty second Anderson Brothers Bank High School Invitational.
Trinity Blue (297) finds itself in third place behind defending champion A.C. Flora (291) and first-round leaders Oceanside Collegiate (288). Flora rallied previous Oceanside final yr to earn the event title and snap the Titans’ two-year successful streak.
The two-day occasion concludes Tuesday at Darlington Country Club with an 8 a.m. shotgun begin.
“It’s just a different type of course,” Hawk stated of switching to Darlington CC. “The greens are going to be considerably completely different. The course goes to be shorter, however the principle half is the greens are going be lots completely different than they’re right here so we’re going to have to regulate early.
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“If we can do that, we’ll play pretty well.”
Trinity had large days from Jay Smith and Thomas Davis, who each completed on the high of the person leaderboard. Smith carded a 69 for the TC Blue squad whereas Davis completed with a 70 to guide the TC Black squad.
Both path Indian Land’s Alexia Siehl, who turned in a 68 on Monday.
“Jay’s been uber-solid all year; very consistent,” Hawk stated. “And Thomas has been coming on pretty strong in the last couple of weeks, so it’s been good.”
Hartsville and West Florence have been additionally among the many discipline of practically 20 excessive colleges that included Central, Blythewood, Chapin and others from across the state.
South Florence didn’t discipline sufficient to enter into the group standings, however had a number of golfers competing as people.