Tornado finish 12th at season opening tournament
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The King University men's golf team wrapped up their season opening tournament with a team score of 306 in the second round of the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate. The Tornado had a tournament score of 615 to place 12th while Leennawat Numpituckchaikul carded a second round of even-par 72 to finish ninth in field of more than 90 golfers.
After shooting a 74 in the first round, Numpituckchaikul improved upon that with an even-par 72 in the final round to move up nine spots on the leaderboard. He finished the tournament with a stroke total of 146 to earn the second top-10 finish of his career. John Scott and Ross Maietta followed Numpituckchaikul with second round scores of 77. Paired with his 78 from round one, Scott finished the tournament with a total of 155 while Maietta finished at 158 after shooting 81 in the first round.
The Tornado shot 309 in the first round, and followed that with a second round 306 to finish 12th with a two-day total of 615. Clayton State University won the tournament with a two-day total of 578 while Queens University (N.C.) finished second at 585.
King will be in action again on September 16-17 at the Kiawah Island Invitational at Cougar Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.