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Sophomore David Keenan fired a second round 70 on Wednesday, good enough to remain atop the leader board after day two of the NJCAA D-2 Golf National Tournament in Scottsboro, Alabama. Keenan birdied holes 1, 15, and 17 while bogeying only one hold to finish at -2 for the day and now stands at -8 after the first 36 holes. Keenan (66-70 136) leads by three strokes over Brandon Hoelzer of Owens CC (70-69) and by four strokes over Jake Argento and Will Twitty of South Mountain CC. Twenty golfers are either under par or even par after the first two rounds. Fellow Parkland golfer Lyle Burns improved by 3 strokes from his opening round, carding a 77 on Wednesday.
Burns will tee off at 9:42 am with golfers from Jackson CC and Allen CC while Keenan will be in the last group of the day and will go off at 1:00 with Gabe Schiller of Mott CC and Jake Schiller of ICC. Schiller carded the lowest round on Wednesday at 67 and is currently tied with Schiller for 5th place, five strokes behind Keenan.
Parkland College sophomore David Keenan (Salt Fork) shot a career low 66 on Tuesday to grab the opening round lead after the first 18 holes of the NJCAA D-2 National Golf Tournament at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, Alabama. On an almost perfect day for golf with sunny skies, warm temperatures, and minimal winds, Keenan played an error free round with 12 pars and 6 birdies for his first round. Keenan leads a trio of players including Matt Schlueter of Black Hawk, Steve Souchek of John A Logan, and Jake Argento of South Mountain AZ. who fired 69's on the first day. Cobra teammate Lyle Burns got off to a slow start shooting a 44 for the first nine holes but played much better on the back 9 before getting a double-bogey at 18 to finish with a score of 80. Keenan will tee off at 11:48 am on Wednesday while Burns is scheduled for a 12:24 tee time.
South Mountain (284) leads Black Hawk (285) by just one stroke for the team lead with Mississippi Gulf Coast (291), John A Logan (294), Southeast CC NE (294) and Walters State Tn. (295) all within striking distance. The four-day event includes 18 holes each day wrapping up on Friday. There are 18 teams fighting for the title and a total of 122 golfers in the event. South Mountain is the defending champion.