May 27, 2003
Columbia, S.C. – With a combined score of 313, the University of South Carolina men’s golf team is tied for 21st with UNLV after round one of the NCAA Championships at the Karsten Creek Country Club in Stillwater, Okla.
There is a four-way tie for first place between host Oklahoma State, NC State, Clemson and Auburn with a score of 299.
Leading the way for the Gamecocks is Eirik Johansen, who posted three-over-par 75. The 2003 First Team All-SEC member stands in 29th place after opening and closing the first round of competition with a pair of birdies.
En route to a total of 76, Martin Rominger fired five birdies. Rominger is currently tied for 44th place. Sophomore Alex Hamilton shot 79 and is tied for 87th. With a score of 83, Nash Elliott is in 125th place, while West Streib posted 89.
Auburn’s Lee Williams leads the individual field with a three-under-par score of 69.
The Gamecocks tee-off round two of the four-day tournament at 12:45 p.m. (CST) on Wednesday, May 28.
Gamecock ResultsT29 Eirik Johansen 75T44 Martin Rominger 76T87 Alex Hamilton 79T125 Nash Elliott 83153 West Streib 89
Team ResultsT1 Oklahoma State 299T1 NC State 299T1 Clemson 299T1 Auburn 299T5 Southern California 300T5 Duke 3007 Florida 3028 UCLA 303T9 Wake Forest 304T9 Illinois 30411 Minnesota 305T12 Texas 306T12 Arizona State 30614 Arizona 307T15 Wichita State 308T15 North Carolina 308T17 Kentucky 309T17 New Mexico 30919 Georgia Tech 31020 Augusta State 311T21 South Carolina 313T21 UNLV 313T23 Arkansas 314T23 Washington 31425 Georgia 31526 SMU 316T27 Vanderbilt 320T27 Tennessee 320T29 San Diego State 323T29 Oregon 323