The Oglethorpe University men's golf team and 2009 defending national champions got their title defense underway on Tuesday in the 2010 NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championships in Hershey, Pennsylvania and are tied for 8th place heading into Round Two.
The Petrels fired a team total of 307 (+19) on the Hershey Links Course and trail frontrunning Skidmore by 12 strokes. Oglethorpe will play the East Course during Round Two on Wednesday with tee times starting at 8:15 a.m.
Individually, Scott Pugh, playing near his hometown of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, fired a round of even par 72 and is in a tie for third.
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