TIFTON — Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College hit the links earlier this week, hopefully the first of five events on the schedule.
The Stallions finished seventh at the East Florida Invitational in Melbourne, according to head coach Larry Byrnes. Adam Park was fifth overall and William Bozeman was seventh.
“It was a good tournament,” said Byrnes, adding that it drew many top-notch programs. Besides Park and Bozeman, he said Matthew Cheek, Tyler White and Hunter Dokey “all contributed one way or the other.”
ABAC’s next tournament will be Feb. 24-26 at Doublegate in Albany, which is hosting the Georgia Southwestern Invitational. They will also play in Foley, Ala., at the Coastal Alabama Invitational in March before hitting district April 21-24 at Braselton. Their hopeful tournament is the national finals, which will be played in May.
Park, a sophomore, already has quite a resume.He was Second Team All-American last year for his finish at nationals, where he was -1 overall and finished in ninth place. Park takes his golf seriously, according to his coach.
“He has that look in his eye all the time,” said Byrnes.
The Stallions were sixth at nationals in 2018, which was played at the Foley course. They also won district for the second straight season.