May 11, 2013
PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The Fayetteville State men’s golf team has moved up three spots in the overall team standings on Saturday after shooting a 312 during day two of the 2013 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by Brown Capital Management.
The Broncos entered the day sitting in eighth place following an opening round 337 on Friday; but improved their overall score by 25 strokes to move into fifth. FSU is currently nine strokes behind fourth-place Virginia Union. Fayetteville State has a two-day score of 649.
Lincoln University remains in first place with a two-day score of 506 (295-301) and leads second-place Texas A&M International by 103 shots. Texas A&M International currently has a total team score of 609 (309-300) and is ahead of Virginia State, who is in third place with a 619 (311-308), heading into the final day of competition. Paine College, Morehouse College and Saint Augustine’s sit behind the Broncos in sixth, seventh and eighth places.
Brandon Jobe (So., Fayetteville, NC), Jake Bergman (So., Sanford, NC) and Justin Smith (Fr., Lillington, NC) all improved their individual scores by at least five strokes on Saturday. Jobe had the lowest individual score after carding a second round 74. Bergman recorded a score of 80; while Smith finished with an 82. Jacob Barge (Sr., Fayetteville, NC) concluded the second round with a score of 76. Antonio Mayo (So., Jacksonville, NC) turned in a score of 97 for the second straight day.
Zack Smith of Virginia State posted the lowest individual score of the day after turning in a 68; improving his overall score by seven strokes from Friday.
The third, and final, round of the 2013 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship will be held on Sunday at the PGA Golf Club. Mayo will be the first Fayetteville State golfer to tee off on Sunday morning as he will be part of the 8 a.m. group. He is followed by Bergman (8:10 a.m.), Smith (8:20 a.m.), Jobe (8:30 a.m.) and Barge (8:40 a.m.).
For more information about the 2013 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, log on to the PGA’s website at www.pga.com. Fans will also be able to follow final round action on Twitter at #2013MinorityChamp.