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

278-278

556 (-20)

tie) No. 1 Alabama

281-275

556 (-20)

3) Mercer

278-287

565 (-11)

tie) No. 15 Oklahoma

270-295

565 (-11)

5) Kennesaw State

287-284

571 (-5)

6) Chattanooga

283-289

572 (-4)

tie) Clemson

286-286

572 (-4)

tie) Liberty

281-291

572 (-4)

9) South Alabama

279-296

575 (-1)

10) Yale

295-285

580 (+4)

11) UNF

288-293

581 (+5)

12) Charlotte

285-301

586 (+10)

13) Michigan State

289-317

606 (+30)

14) Southern Miss

300-309

609 (+33)

15) Furman

319-305

624 (+48)

Mocs

 

 

T18) Ewan Scott

70-72

142 (-2)

T25) Liam Johnston

68-75

143 (-1)

T29) Stuart Thomas

74-70

144 (E)

T37) Chris Robb

74-72

146 (+2)

T56) Davis Bunn

71-79

150 (+6)


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