FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Covenant men's golf team opened the 2019-20 season on Monday with the first round of the Royal Lakes Fall Invitational, hosted by Oglethorpe.
The Scots shot a 318 as a team and sit in 18th overall, just one shot back of Lynchburg. Hampden-Sydney leads the large field after a 278 in the opening round, while Guilford's Addison Manring is the clubhouse leader after he shot a 6-under, 66. Covenant is one of four USA South teams in the tournament joining LaGrange, Maryville, and Greensboro.
Nathan Hawkins paced the Scots in the first round with a 75. Hawkins carded three birdies on the day, including two over his final eight holes, and sits in a tie for 51st overall in the tournament. John Livingston made his collegiate debut with a 78 to go along with three birdies as he sits in a tie for 77th in the event.
Covenant will conclude the tournament on Tuesday. Live results can be followed HERE
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