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September 10, 2013

Jacksonville College golf teams to open season on Monday

JACKSONVILLE —

The Jacksonville College mens and womens golf teams have been busily preparing for the start of the new season, which gets under way on Monday when the Jaguar and Lady Jaguar linksters play in the Paris Junior College Invitational.

The tourney will consist of 36 holes of stroke play on Monday, with a practice round taking place on Sunday.

Coaches for the JC golf teams this year include Lynn Nabi, Blake Porter and Tim Timmons.

Ten young men are competing for five spots in qualifying rounds this week at The Challenge at the Woods, the team's home course.

Jag golf team members include, Matt Hance of Montgomery, Texas, Trey Manis (Rockwall), Drake McKinney (Justin), Neriah Brown (Hot Springs, Ark.) and Taylor Temple (Houston).

Other members are, Garrett Whorley (Houston), Logan Reagan (Pampa), Brandon McAllister (Grand Prairie) and two young men from Troup, Will Langston and Travis Young.

Hance is the key returnees for the JC men as he finished the spring semester with the unit's lowest stroke average.

Three women will be representing the college on the links this year.

Returnees Sydney Cash and Katie Lamond, who both reside in Rockwall, plus newcomer Ciera Manglona of Euless.

The JC squads will play in five fall tournaments, including the JC Jag Club Tournament on Oct. 5 at The Challenge at the Woods.

 

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