CFCC golfers tee off at national tournament in Kansas

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After advancing to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Tournament for the eighth time in 11 seasons, the Cape Fear Community College men’s golf team sits 16th on the leaderboard after one day of action at the Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas.

The CFCC golf team heads continues their national tournament appearance through Thursday. Photo courtesy- CFCC Sports
The CFCC golf team heads continues its national tournament appearance through Thursday. Photo courtesy CFCC Sports.

Five Sea Devils are competing at the event alongside 19 teams from across the country. Drew Baker led the way for Cape Fear in first round, as the freshman finished carded a 75 on the day. Neville Burton followed closely behind with a round of 76, and Nicklaus Beecroft closed out at 79. Anthony Gammon and Chase Brown   rounded out the Sea Devils scoring as they carded an 81 and 84, respectively.

Wallace State Community College sits in first after compiling a team round of one-under-par. Cape Fear sits at plus-23. Baker is in a tie for 36th as an individual.

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