UTC Golf Team 11th After First Round At Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate

Monday, March 10, 2014

The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team is in 11th-place after 36 holes today at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate. The Mocs shot rounds of 295 and 296 for a total of 591. That puts the squad just two strokes behind GRU Augusta and Liberty in ninth at 589 and three out of seventh-place N.C. State and USC Aiken.

Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the Chattanooga five with a 75 this morning before carding an even-par 70 in the afternoon. His 145 total is tied for 10th with nine other golfers. Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) is one shot behind him tied for 20th at 146 turning in rounds of 74 and 72.

Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) got off to a good start in the morning before struggling on the second 18 shooting 71 and 79. Ewan Scott (St. Andrews, Scotland) and Stuart Thomas (Knoxville, Tenn.) had identical totals of 155 with scores of 75 and 80 alternating those scores from AM to PM 18’s.

Clemson is the tourney leader at 11-over par 571. No. 7 Virginia is right behind in second at 577, while South Carolina checks in at 579. The Tigers’ Austin Langdale is the individual leader at 138 (-2). He has a three-shot advantage over Derek Bard (Virginia), Will Starke (South Carolina) and Preston Heyward (Furman).

Tuesday’s final round starts at 11 a.m.


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