Team Cox picks up in 2020 Rd. 2, while Stewart drops 1st spot & falls behind
Washington DC’s Pro-Duffers 2nd round 2-Man Team results show some big shifts in movement. Is Team Stewart losing nerve?
47 Pro Duffers in sunshine yellow, stormed the fairways at Enterprise Golf Course on Friday August 21st in Bowie, MD, to continue the second round of play in the championship 2 Man Team competition. With a high of 82°, and precarious course conditions, it was a fairly uncomfortable end of summer slog across 18 holes in Prince George’s County. This outing completed the second leg of this season’s race to the finish line, a crowned champion, and bragging rights until the next season begins. When we last left, Team Stewart, last year’s champion, made a statement that hinted at the chances of beginning a dynasty.
But that dynasty thought is now in imminent jeopardy. Team Cox shined with extraordinary performances from team partnerships like Powell/Sanders, who shot the lowest score of the day (62), as well as Blackwell/Hill & Malachi/McGlockton only finishing one stroke behind. The leaderboard paints a much more disparate picture than the one we saw last – Team Cox is in the lead at 9 points overall. And while Team Stewart is only one point back, they finished Round 2 in third place behind Team Boone, with the second lowest score on the day. Is that really representative of championship play?
After a request for comment detailing his thoughts about this shift in the leaderboard, Mr. Courtland Cox, team captain, told us:
“The two man team play is one that enhances the value of being a ProDuffer member. It allows for golf partnerships that would not ordinarily occur and the members of the various teams to experience a unique relationship. I am proud of my team’s accomplishment on Friday. There’s still a ways to go, but we will be doing all we can to bring home another championship.”
With only one round of play left in the Pro-Duffers 2-Man Team Championship division, it’s still a tight race. But if the results in Round 2 are any indication of the future, Stewart might be on the edge of a cold front while Cox is just warming up. Stay tuned!