UTC Men's Golf In 15th, Chris Tied For 2nd At PING/Golfweek Preview

Sunday, September 23, 2012

ALPHARETTA, Ga. --- Junior Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) shot a two-under par 68 to lead the Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team to a 15-over par 295 at the PING/Golfweek Preview. Robb’s minus two is tied for second, while UTC is 15th in a power-packed field.

Robb’s 68 was a study in consistency. He carded four birdies and 12 pars against just two bogeys. He is one shot off Tom Berry’s (San Diego State) lead.

Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) and Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.) each shot three-over par 73s. Alex Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Kory Webb (Knoxville, Tenn.) tallied twin 81s to round out the scoring.

UNLV is the team leader at plus one (281). UCLA is second at 282, while New Mexico, Georgia Tech and San Diego State are tied for third at 287.

Monday’s second 18 starts at 9:20 a.m., for the Mocs off No. 10 again paired with Alabama and Texas A&M. Webb starts off followed by Ratliff (9:30), Johnston (9:40), Fox (9:50) and Robb (10:00). Live scoring is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and you can follow on twitter (@GoMocsMGLF) for constant updates.

PING/Golfweek Preview

Sept. 23-25 – Capital City Club Crabapple Course – Alpharetta, Ga.

1) UNLV

281

281 (+1)

2) UCLA

282

282 (_2)

3) New Mexico

287

287 (+7)

tie) Georgia Tech

287

287 (+7)

tie) San Diego State

287

287 (+7)

6) Georgia

288

288 (+8)

tie) Arkansas

288

288 (+8)

8) Washington

289

289 (+9)

tie) Cal

289

289 (+9)

10) Texas

290

290 (+10)

tie) Kent State

290

290 (+10)

tie) Florida State

290

290 (+10)

13) Texas A&M

294

294 (+14)

tie) Alabama

294

294 (+14

15) Chattanooga

295

295 (+15)

Mocs:

T2) Chris Robb

68

68 (-2)

T35) Liam Johnston

73

73 (+3)

T35) Steven Fox

73

73 (+3)

T74) Alex Ratliff

81

81 (+11)

T74) Kory Webb

81

81 (+11)


Lookouts Bounce Back Wednesday With 9-3 Win Over Suns

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Chattanooga Lookouts broke a 3-3 tie with a five-run seventh inning on the way to a 9-3 win over the Jacksonville Suns in front of 3,154 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville Wednesday night. After falling to Jacksonville Tuesday, Chattanooga bounced back with a big win Wednesday. The win moved the Lookouts to just four games behind division leading ... (click for more)

Covenant Women Announce 2016-17 Basketball Schedule

The Covenant women's basketball team, under fourth-year head coach Sarah Harris, has announced its schedule for the 2016-17 season. The Scots will play 24 regular season games, including 14 USA South games and 10 non-league contests. Covenant, which went 10-15 in 2015-16, opens the year at home on Nov. 15 against regional foe Sewanee at 5:30 p.m., inside Barnes Physical Education ... (click for more)

Jury Awards 25 City Police Personnel Total Of $562,000 On Claims That Pay Plan Was Not Followed

A Chancery Court jury on Wednesday gave a verdict totaling $562,000 for 25 city police personnel who filed suit almost five years ago alleging that the city never lived up to terms of a 2010 pay plan. Attorney Stevie Phillips, who tried the case along with Janie Parks Varnell, said, "The jury awarded each officer what we had asked for to the penny." She stated, "These 25 members ... (click for more)

TDEC Defends Its Operation Of Septic Permit Office In Bradley County; Backs Hank Thompson

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) defended the operation of its septic permit office in Bradley County, including the work of manager Hank Thompson. The Bradley County Commission is studying whether to take over the operation of the office, saying there have been a number of complaints against Mr. Thompson and that he recently kicked Commissioner ... (click for more)

Downtown Needs Cleaned Up

My son and I parked on Broad Street and walked to the Billiard Club on Cherry Street this past weekend. It's probably a total of two blocks. In that short walk we passed where Rone Regency used to be on 6th Street and in that doorway was about a years worth of human feces and urine covering the doors and walls. The concrete sidewalk on the street is all broken up and the metal ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 40 Questions About ‘Blue Bags’

No. 1 – Did you know that one in every five of the 42,000 children in the Hamilton County school district is what the experts call “food deprived?” No. 2 – Can you get your arms around the fact that a huge percentage of those 8,400 children get little, if nothing, to eat from Friday at lunch until they return to our schools on Monday? No. 3 -- Did you know that you – just ... (click for more)