Rebel senior is five shots back entering Tuesday’s final round
EL PASO, Texas (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV men’s golf senior Harry Hall is tied for sixth place after the first two rounds of play Monday at the 2018 Sun Bowl Marathon All-America Golf Classic.
Hall shot an opening-round 3-under-par 68, then fired another 3-under during the second round. He has a 36-hole total of 6-under 136, tied with three other golfers.
The tournament, hosted by the Sun Bowl Association and includes 29 individuals who have achieved All-America status or have a high amateur ranking, is being played at the par-71, 6,889-yard El Paso Country Club.
Hall, from Hayle, England, recorded an eagle, two birdies and a bogey during the first round, then followed with five birdies and two bogeys in the second.
Matthias Schmid from Germany and Bryson Nimmer from Bluffton, South Carolina, are in a tie for the tournament’s lead at 11-under. Spencer Ralson from Gainesville, Georgia, is third at 10-under.
The event is one of the premier amateur golf tournaments in the country. Some of golf‘s brightest stars have traveled to El Paso to compete in the tournament since its inaugural year in 1974.
Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Davis Love III, Justin Thomas, Notah Begay and Jerry Pate are just a handful of past participants who went on to have successful PGA careers. College All-America Golf Classic Alumni have combined to win 52 major championships and have earned over $2 billion in career earnings.
The final round of the tournament will be played Tuesday. Live scoring is available at GolfStat.com or by clicking here.