The Farmington boys golf team turned in consistent scores to finish sixth in a pair of Missota Conference meets played back to back last week. Their scores were similar at each of the meets, but their coach’s perception of his team’s play varied from one meet to the next.
Tommy May will end his Farmington High School golf career at the state tournament.
The FHS senior qualified for next week’s competition with a two-round total of 149 that tied him for fourth place at the Section 1AAA tournament.
Farmington High School senior Tommy May qualified for next week’s competition with a two-round total of 149 in the Section 1AAA tournament played Thursday and Monday at Bellwood Oaks Golf Club in Hastings.
Inexperience didn’t affect the Farmington golf team’s performance in its first meet of the season.
Despite losing four seniors from last year’s varsity lineup, and playing without projected No. 2 golfer Erik Holmstrom, the Tigers opened with a 15 1/2-8 1/2 match play victory over Rosemount last Wednesday at Fountain Valley Golf Course.
A fifth-place team finish Monday at New Prague Golf Course gave Farmington sixth place in the final Missota Conference standings.
Junior Tommy May led the Tigers with a round of 82 that placed him 12th in the final individual standings and earned him all-conference honorable mention honors.
Tommy May finished among the leaders at a pair of golf meets last week.
The Farmington junior shot nine-hole scores of 37 and 38 for a total score of 75 at Saturday’s Dakota County Invitational at Emerald Greens Golf Course. He continued his consistent play with a 38 and a 39 for a total score of 77 at the Shakopee Invite Monday afternoon.
Farmington headed up the second tier of teams in its first conference meet of the season Monday afternoon.
Opening on their home course at Fountain Valley, the Tigers posted a team score of 326 to place fifth out of eight teams.
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