ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. -- Junior Nick Stafford fired a three-under par 69 to stand tied for second after the first round of the Barton Invitational. The event was originally scheduled as the Cutter Creek Invitational but course conditions after Hurricane Matthew forced changes to the location and field.
Belmont Abbey entered two teams in the six-team field with one standing second and the other tied for fifth. One of Barton's teams has the lead at 277 with one of the Crusader groups shooting 296. The second team shot 316.
Justin Plane of Barton holds the individual lead at five-under par 67. The final round is Tuesday