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#7 Vols In Fifth Following Round One at SEC Championships

#7 Vols In Fifth Following Round One at SEC Championships

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – The seventh-ranked Tennessee men’s golf team is in fifth place following round one at the SEC Championships.

The Vols shot 3-under as a team on Wednesday and enter Thursday’s round one shot back of Texas A&M.

The trio of Bryce Lewis, Jake Hall and Bruce Murphy provided UT with opening-round 1-under 69s in and sit tied for 18th ahead of day two.

Lewis was 1-over through 14 holes in round one and then proceeded to finish his final four holes at 2-under to secure the under-par round.

Hall’s round entailed a bogey-free opening nine holes.

After starting 2-over in his first four holes, Murphy proceeded to make four birdies en route to his 69.

Evan Woosley-Reed gave the Vols their final counting round on day one after shooting even-par overall, including a 1-under 34 following the turn. The Shelbyville, Tennessee, native enters the second round tied for 27th.

Lance Simpson shot a 5-over 75 in the first round and enters the second round of stroke play tied for 59th.


T18. Bryce Lewis, 69 (-1)

T18. Jake Hall, 69 (-1)

T18. Bruce Murphy, 69 (-1)

T27. Evan Woosley-Reed, 70 (E)

T59. Lance Simpson, 75 (+5)


1. Vanderbilt, 269 (-11)

2. Georgia, 270 (-10)

3. Auburn, 274 (-6)

4. Texas A&M, 276 (-4)

5. Tennessee, 277 (-3)

T6. Arkansas, 279 (-1)

T6. Florida, 279 (-1)

8. Ole Miss, 281 (+1)

T9. Alabama, 283 (+3)

T9. Kentucky, 283 (+3)

11. South Carolina, 287 (+7)

12. Mississippi State, 288 (+8)

13. Missouri, 290 (+10)

14. LSU, 293 (+13)

Round Two Tee Times

Thursday, April 25 – Starting on Hole 10

8:20 am ET – Lance Simpson

8:30 am ET – Evan Woosley-Reed

8:40 am ET – Bruce Murphy

8:50 am ET – Bryce Lewis

9:00 am ET – Jake Hall


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