Barton men’s golf takes sixth place at the Jay Jennison Cup in season opener

Picture archive of Bryson Boyette, who led the Bulldogs to a six-place finish at the Jay Jennison Cup in the 2018-19 season opener.  Boyette finished fifth overall.  Photo courtesy of Benny Benton.
Picture archive of Bryson Boyette, who led the Bulldogs to a six-place finish at the Jay Jennison Cup in the 2018-19 season opener. Boyette finished fifth overall. Photo courtesy of Benny Benton.

by John Karrs

SAINT AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Barton men's golf team opened the 2018-19 campaign with a sixth-place finish at the Jay Jennison Cup, hosted by Flagler College, which concluded Tuesday at World Golf Village's Slammer & Squire Course.

The Bulldogs carded an 872 (+8) on the par-72, 6,939-yard course while third-ranked Barry won with an impressive 34-under 830 after three rounds of play.  The score was also a tournament record while the Bucs won by 32 strokes over Young Harris.

Barton was paced by sophomore Bryson Boyette, a native of Wilson, N.C., and junior Dominic O'Brien (Warrington, ENGLAND).  Boyette finished fifth overall with a four-under 212 while O'Brien totaled a 218 (+2) over 54 holes of play to finish tied for 17th.   Boyette was one-under (71) for the final round today as well.

Barry's Jorge Garcia won the tournament with a course-record 204 (-12).

Barton returns to the links on Monday, October 1, and Tuesday, October 2, when the Bulldogs compete in the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate at Ocean Ridge's Lion's Paw Course in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C.

Full Results

Jay Jennison Cup – FINAL RESULTS
Saint Augustine, Fla. – World Golf Village Slammer & Squire Course
September 24-25, 2018
Flagler College, host school

Par:  72
Yards:  6,939


1. Barry  830 (-34)
2. Young Harris  862 (-2)
3. Lander  868 (+4)
4t. Rollins  870 (+6)
4t. USC Aiken  870 (+6)
6. Barton  872 (+8)
7. Georgia College  874 (+10)
8. Flagler  880 (+16)
9. Newberry  881 (+17)
10. Keiser  882 (+18)
11. Belmont Abbey  887 (+23)
12. Embry-Riddle (Fla.)  890 (+26)
13. North Georgia  901 (+37)
14. Wilmington (Del.)  914 (+50)
15. Mount Olive  919 (+55)

Barton's Individuals
5. Bryson Boyette  212 (-4)
17t. Dominic O'Brien  218 (+2)
23t. Justin Plane  219 (+3)
44t. Scott Pechacek  224 (+8)
53t. Justin Poole  226 (+10)