Thomas Pieters, Alex Edfort take Monroe lead
Thomas Pieters
Thomas Pieters

PITTSFORD, NY (June 15, 2012) -- With one round left at the Monroe Invitational, first- and second-round leader David Denlinger has been replaced. Thomas Pieters and Alex Edfort now share the top spot on the leaderboard at Monroe Golf Club in Pittsford, N.Y.

Pieters, of the Univeristy of Illinois, and Edfort, of Pacific, both made up considerable ground Friday with rounds of 66 and 65, respectively. Both are at 6-under 204.

Georgia Tech’s Anders Albertson is alone in third, two shots back. Also within striking distance are three playres tied for fourth at 3 under. Those include Texas A&M’s Tyler Dunlap, Illinois’ Mason Jacobs and Denlinger, of Charleston Southern. Denlinger began the tournament with a 6-under 64 for an immediate lead, but fell down the leaderboard with second and third rounds of 71-72.

The only other players under par through 54 holes are Virginia’s Bruce Woodall (2 under) and Indiana’s Brant Peaper and Kent State’s Taylor Pendrith (1 under).

Results: Monroe Invitational
1BelgiumThomas PietersBelgium100071-67-66-68--272
2NJAlex EdfortSomerset, NJ70070-69-65-69--273
3ILKyle EnglishBloomington, IL50072-71-69-64--276
T4ILMason JacobsMetropolis, IL50070-70-67-70--277
T4GAAnders AlbertsonWoodstock, GA50073-65-68-71--277

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ABOUT THE Monroe Invitational

Small-field invitational event played on a great par 70 Donald Ross course. 72 hole stroke play championship dates back to 1937. No cut. Once the final field is determined by the MIC Selection Committee, official invitations will be issued. Invited players will be provided with a code to register using the AmateurGolf.com website. To apply for an invitation, visit the tournament website.

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