Balmer, Brown Lead UMPI Golf to Win
CASTINE, Maine – The University of Maine at Presque-Isle posted a four-man score of 320 to top Maine Maritime Academy and Maine-Machias in a tri-meet played at Castine Golf Club on Tuesday. The Owls' Mike Balmer (So./New Smyrna Beach, FL) and Reynold Brown (Fr./Essex, CT) each carded 76 to finish at the top of the field of 15.
Brown posted birdies on three of the four par-three holes during his round, but gave two shots back on 14, finishing six strokes over on the par 70, 6108-yard circuit. Balmer shot par on ten holes and birdied the fifth. Tony Batchelder(So./West Enfield, ME) and Eric Brown (Fr./Caribou, ME) each shot 84 to tie for sixth, rounding out the Owls scoring four.
Maine Maritime finished 11 strokes off of UMPI at 331 while UMaine-Machias came in at 345.
UMPI golfer return to the links on Saturday, September 24th when the compete in the Eastern Maine Community College Invite held at the Penobscot Valley Country Club in Orono, ME. Tee time is 9:30am.