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APSU Governors Golf in seventh place after first two rounds at WKU Kenny Perry Invitational

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUBowling Green, KY – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team sits in a seventh-place after the first two rounds of the WKU Kenny Perry Invitational, being played at The Club at Olde Stone.

Austin Peay Mens Golf's Chris Baker sits in a 11th-place tie after two rounds at Olde Stone. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Mens Golf’s Chris Baker sits in a 11th-place tie after two rounds at Olde Stone. (APSU Sports Information)

The Governors shot rounds of 299-302 for a 25-over 601 after battling strong winds but avoiding the thunderstorms Monday. They are tied with fellow Ohio Valley Conference foe Morehead State and trail leader Lipscomb (584) by 17 strokes.

Jacksonville State (587) is in second, followed by host Western Kentucky (590), Eastern Kentucky (591), Oakland (597) and Tennessee Tech (598).

The Governors difficult day included being force to count an 80 score for the first time this season in the second round.

Chris Baker led the Govs with back-to-back 73 rounds, leaving him tied for 11th. Baker tied for second for the second round with four birdies and was fifth in par 4 scoring. Fellow junior Austin Kramer followed with round of 75-74, his 149 tying him for 22nd. Freshman Jonas Vaisanen was one shot back at 75-75=150.

Senior Tucker Wallace shot an opening-round 76 before struggling to a second-round 83. Meanwhile, sophomore Erik Hedberg, playing in his first fall tourney, shot back-to-back 80s.

The tourney’s final round will conclude Tuesday, weather permitting on the par-72, 7319-yard layout.

Box Score

Finish School – Players Round 1 Round 2 Totals
7 Austin Peay State University 299 302 601
T 11 Chris Baker 73 73 146
T 22 Austin Kramer 75 74 149
T 26 Jonas Vaisanen 75 75 150
T 53 Tucker Wallace 76 83 159
T 56 Erik Hedberg 80 80 160

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