Kentucky Men's Golf In Second Place After 18

Feb. 16, 2009

Kentucky Men's Golf In Second Place After 18, Winings Records Second Career Hole-In-One

The Kentucky men's golf team is in second place after the first 18 of 36 holes today. They are in the season opener at the Jacksonville University Invitational on the TPC Sawgrass Valley Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

Senior Andy Winings currently leads the entire 10-team field with a first-round five-under 67. Winings sank his second career hole-in-one on the 170-yard par three number two hole. Last year on March 16 at the Schenkel E-Z-Go Invational, Winings aced the 109-yard par-three sixth hole.

The Wildcats are in second place overall at six-over-par, just one stroke behind the tournament leader Stetson University.

Kentucky's leaderboard is as follows: 1 Andy Winings -5, 67 T10 Mads Kristensen +2 ,74 T16 James Kania +4, 76 T20 Ben Fuqua +5, 77 T29 Jordan Blann +8, 80

Competing as individuals for Kentucky: T29 Chase Carpenter +8, 80 T34 Derek Oldham +9, 81 T52 Alex Volpenhein +15, 87

Live scoring of the tournament can be found on www.golfstat.com and tournament coverage can be found later this evening on www.ukathletics.com.