Feb. 24, 2014
Ponte Verda, Fla. - The University of Louisville men's golf team opened up the 2014 spring season, but the Cardinals have had to battle weather conditions and early darkness in the Sunshine State during the first two days of competition.
The Cardinals ended their second day at the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational in a tie for eighth place with Coastal Carolina. UofL shot rounds of 297 and 280 for a total of 587 (+11).
Sunday's first round was suspended due to heavy rains on the Sawgrass Country Club course. The teams attempted to complete the first round, but play was pushed until Monday. The 15-team field attempted to finish up the first round play Monday morning at 8:20 a.m. (ET) and played until completion of the second round.
Max Walx heads up the Louisville starting five with a two-day total of 140 and is 4-under par and in fourth-place overall. Walz fired an opening round of 72, but came back with a solid round of 68.
Robert Geibel, who had a good fall, came back with a good start to the spring season by firing a 1-under par 143. He opened with a 73, but followed up with a second-round score of 70. He is tied for 15th place.
On Tuesday, The Hayt tournament will conclude with Louisville teeing off at 8:15 a.m. (ET).
Oklahoma State Cowboys owns a three-stroke lead over UCF heading into Tuesday's final round. Meanwhile, UAB's Sam Love is leading UCF's Greg Eason for the top individual spot.