Men’s Golf Completes Day One at Sea Best Invitational

by Justin Wilson

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The UCF men’s golf team completed the first two rounds of play at the Sea Best Invitational Monday, as the Knights own a team score of 596 (+36) after the first 36 holes at TPC Sawgrass – Dye’s Valley.

UCF had a tough first round with a 303 (+23), but quickly made the adjustment to course, recording a 293 (+13) in round two. The Black and Gold are tied for 13th on the team leaderboard, while Florida (562, +2), North Florida (569, +9) and Louisville (574, +14) comprise the top three.

Senior Egor Eroshenko and freshman Hans Risvaer led the Knights on the first day of action in 2024, both carding a 146 (+6) to tie for 30th on the player leaderboard. Eroshenko fired a 77 (+7) in the opening round, but was stellar in the second round with a 69 (-1). Risvaer shot a 73 (+3) in both rounds.

Risvaer dropped in six birdies, while Eroshenko tallied five.

UCF newcomers Gustav Andersson, Garret Ebbert and Marc Keller each fired a 154 (+14). Andersson notched a pair of 77s, Ebbert had a 76 and a 78 and Keller logged an 80 and a 74.

Competing as an individual, sophomore Chase Haygood turned in a great day on the course with a 142 (+2) to sit in a tie for 11th place. He was three over in the first round (73), but finished strong in the second round with 69 (-1) thanks to three birdies.

The Knights return to action at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday morning for the final round of the Seas Best Invitational.

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