Rookies Farmer, Heda Pace GW Golf on Day 1 of VCU Shootout
Freshmen Card Consecutive Rounds in 70s, Highlighted by Farmer's Second Round 72
Sept. 23, 2013
The Colonials made their debut at the event with 36 holes on Hermitage Country Club's par-72, 6,955-yard Manakin Course on Monday.
Farmer, playing as part of GW's five-man team, followed up an opening round 6-over-par 78 with an even-par 72 for a two-round 6-over 150 to sit in a tie for 39th place out of 77 golfers. Farmer's 72 is his third round of par-or-better in his opening five rounds of collegiate golf after starting 71-72 at the Adams Cup last week.
Heda, competing as an individual at the event, made four birdies en route to a 2-over 74 in his debut collegiate round, followed by a 7-over 79 in the second round and is tied for 51st at 9-over 153. Heda tied for 18th in field with six birdies on Monday.
GW is in 12th place with a 36-hole team total of 55-over 631. Virginia Tech holds a two-shot lead over Iowa State with a 9-under team total of 567, and the Hokies' Scott Vincent is the individual leader at 7-under 137.
Junior Jack Persons and sophomore Steve Piela are both tied for 68th at 16-over 160. Persons rebounded from an opening 14-over 86 with a 2-over 74 in Round 2, aided by three front-side birdies after starting on Hole 8. Piela carded identical rounds of 8-over 80.
Tuesday's final round begins with a shotgun start on the back nine at 8:45 a.m.
Lowe Tied for 2nd at Elon Invitational
GW sophomore Logan Lowe is in contention at the Elon Phoenix Invitational after playing the first two rounds 9-under par on Monday at the Alamance Country Club.
GW Golf to Tee it up in Elon Phoenix Invitational
GW will play in its penultimate tournament of the 2016 fall season on Monday and Tuesday at the Elon Phoenix Invitational in Burlington, North Carolina.
Lowe Tied for 12th After Day One at ODU/OBX Intercollegiate
GW sophomore Logan Lowe opened play at the ODU/OBX Intercollegiate with a 1-under par 70 on Sunday afternoon at Kilmarlic Golf Club.
GW Golf Completes Play at NC State Wolfpack Invitational
The George Washington golf team completed play in the NC State Wolfpack Invitational at the Lonnie Pool Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon.
GW Golf Headed for NC State Wolfpack Invitational
Following a two-week break from competition, the GW golf team heads to NC State for the Wolfpack Invitational on Monday and Tuesday.
GW Golf Wraps Play at VCU Janney Invitational
The George Washington golf team wrapped play in the rain-shortened VCU Janney Invitational on Tuesday afternoon at the Country Club of Virginia Tuckahoe...
GW Golf to Tee it up in VCU Janney Invitational
The GW golf team is set to compete in its second tournament of the 2016-17 season with the VCU Janney Invitational at the Country Club of Virginia Tuckahoe...
Lowe Finishes T-7th at Marshall Invitational
GW sophomore golfer Logan Lowe shot a 2-under par 208 at the 54-hole Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational to finish T-7th and lead the Colonials to a T-6th...