(FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga.) – Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team carded a 289 for the second round of the Oglethorpe-Royal Lakes Fall Invitational in Flowery Branch, Georgia to finish with a team score of 585 (296-289) to place third in a field of 18 teams. The 36-hole event is being played at the par-72, 6,856-yard Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club. Sunday afternoon saw the final nine holes of the invitational played, as 27-holes were played Saturday in the preparation of heavy rains from Tropical Storm Nate.
The Tartans were led by freshman Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) who carded back-to-back rounds of two-under par 70 to finish with a 140. Li tied for third place in the 102-player field. Junior Patrick Tan (Vancouver, British Columbia/Prince of Wales Secondary) recorded back-to-back rounds of one-under 71 to end with a 142 and place eighth.
Freshman Trevor Arashiro (Honolulu, Hawaii/Iolani) entered the clubhouse on Sunday with a 74 to go along with his opening round score of one-over 73 for a 147. Senior Nikhil Mohan (Bangalore, India/Canadian International School) improved eight strokes from his opening round to fire a two-over 74 on Sunday and shoot 156 (82-74) for the 36-hole event. Senior Adrian Del Bosque (Monterrey, Mexico/IMG Academy) ended with a 165 (83-82).
The Tartans had one individual enter the invitational, as freshman Jason Folker (Lake Forest, Ill.) finished with a 171 (80-91).
Carnegie Mellon will conclude its fall season on October 23-24 when they compete at the O'Briant-Jensen Guilford College Memorial which is being held at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina.