PLYMOUTH MEETING, PA. – Andrew Gai is tied for sixth place and Campbell stands third on the team leader board following Saturday's first round of the Philadelphia Big 5 Invitational intercollegiate men's golf tournament.
Only five players shot par, or better, on the par-70, 6600-yard Plymouth Country Club layout Saturday, including leader Ben Cooley of Pennsylvania, who fired a 3-under 67.
Brandon Park of Seton Hall and Peter Williamson of Dartmouth shot one-under-par 69 and are tied for second place, while Joe Maziar of Dartmouth and Carl Schimenti of Cornell are tied for fifth at even-par 70.
A freshman from Westport, Conn., Gai birdied the par-5, 503-yard 18th hole to finish his round at one-over 71. Amanjyot Singh also birdied the 18th and is tied for ninth at plus-two 72.
Dartmouth leads the 22-school field at six-over 286, four strokes ahead of Penn (290). Campbell (292) is third, two strokes ahead of Temple (294).
The 36-hole event concludes Sunday. Live scoring is available at www.Golfstat.com.