Mocs Tied For 6th With 18 To Play In Georgia

Saturday, March 22, 2014

EATONTON, Ga.---The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team is tied for sixth after 36 holes Saturday in the Linger Longer Invitational. Chattanooga navigated Great Waters Golf Course shooting 283 and 289 for a total of 572 which was matched by Clemson and Liberty. The trio is one behind Kennesaw State in fifth at five under.

Two strokes separate the Mocs top three on this day. Freshman Ewan Scott (St. Andrews, Scotland) opened with a 70 (-2) and came in with a level-par 72 for a two-under par 142. He’s tied for 18th, one ahead of Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland).

Johnston is -1 with the low round of the day for the Scenic City contingent. He posted 68 for the first 18 before closing with a 75 in the afternoon. Wes Gosselin (Knoxville, Tenn.) is at even par 144. His 72 on the second 18 was low for the squad.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) and Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) rounded out the team scoring. Robb is at plus two, 146, with rounds of 74 and 72, while Bunn opened with a 71 (-1) and closed with a 79. All five Mocs turned in at least one par better round.

The strong field is highlighted at the top as No. 1 Alabama and No. 5 Georgia are tied for first at 556. No. 15 Oklahoma and Mercer are in third knotted at 565. The Crimson Tide’s Robby Shelton is the individual leader at minus nine (135), one ahead of the Bulldogs Joey Garber (136).

Sunday’s final 18 starts at 8:30 p.m., with a shotgun start. Chattanooga is paired with Kennesaw State, Clemson and Liberty. Click the link above for live scoring and follow @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.

Linger Longer Invitational
March 22-23 – Great Waters Golf Course – Eatonton, Ga.

1) No. 5 Georgia


556 (-20)

tie) No. 1 Alabama


556 (-20)

3) Mercer


565 (-11)

tie) No. 15 Oklahoma


565 (-11)

5) Kennesaw State


571 (-5)

6) Chattanooga


572 (-4)

tie) Clemson


572 (-4)

tie) Liberty


572 (-4)

9) South Alabama


575 (-1)

10) Yale


580 (+4)

11) UNF


581 (+5)

12) Charlotte


586 (+10)

13) Michigan State


606 (+30)

14) Southern Miss


609 (+33)

15) Furman


624 (+48)




T18) Ewan Scott


142 (-2)

T25) Liam Johnston


143 (-1)

T29) Stuart Thomas


144 (E)

T37) Chris Robb


146 (+2)

T56) Davis Bunn


150 (+6)

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