Gents Show Well at HBU Invitational
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
MISSOURI CITY, Texas-Despite battling rain and sloppy course conditions, the Centenary men's golf team finished the HBU Husky Invitational in a tie for sixth place with a two-round score of 602.

The Gents (299-303, 602) came out strong in the opening round, firing a 299, followed by a final 18-hole score of 303.

Leading the way for Centenary was sophomore Denver Green tied for ninth, shooting an even-par 72 in the first round then a 3-over for the final round for a combined score of 147.

Junior Cannon Earp (72-76, 148) also fired off a 72 in his first 18 holes to finish in a tied for 16th.

Sophomore David Grice (77-76, 153) tied for 33rd, while junior Greg Berthelot (81-76, 157) trimmed five strokes off his first round to tie for 48th overall. Senior Tyler Williams (78-80, 158) completed the tournament just one shot shy of teammate, Berthelot, but in a tie for 52nd to round out the Centenary squad.

Pacing the field was the University of Houston (285-293) with a two-round total of 578, followed by Louisiana-Monroe (296-290, 586) and Oklahoma Christian (299-294, 593) in second and third respectively.

Jackie Lindsey (68-75, 143) of Houston took home individual honors with a one-stroke win over teammate Beau Davis (72-72, 144) and Tommy Mitchell (66-78, 144) of Rice.

This tournament wrapped up the fall season for the Gents. Centenary will be back in action on Feb. 21-23 at New Orleans.