Texas-Pan American, Bethune-Cookman lead



PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Texas-Pan American took a seven-stroke lead Friday in the first round of the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship, while Bethune-Cookman opened a 19-shot advantage in the women’s competition.

Santiago Bueno, from Mexico, led Texas-Pan American with an even-par 72 in windy conditions on PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker Course. The Broncs had a 6-over 294 total. Alabama State was second, followed by Tennessee State at 302.

The Bethune-Cookman women’s team had a 305 total on the Ryder Course. Patrizia Trevisan, a freshman from Austria, opened with a 72. South Carolina State was second, and defending champion Texas-Pan American was tied for third with Hampton at 329.

In Division II, Fayetteville State finished at 300 to take a 13-stroke lead over Lincoln University. Brandon Jobe, from Fayetteville, N.C., led the Broncos with a 71.