UTC Men’s Golf In 10th With 18 Holes To Play In Mississippi

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Chattanooga Mocs sit in 10th after a difficult at the Old Waverly Collegiate. The squad shot rounds of 306 and 307 over their 36 holes on the stingy Old Waverly Club tract.

The 613 total is 11 behind McNeese State (602) in ninth. Little Rock and Southern Miss are tied for 11th with 617 as Louisiana stands another five shots back in 12th at 622.

Luke Long led the way with twin rounds of 76. His 152 total is tied for 35th overall. Andrew Weathers is one behind him at 153 followed by Will Porter with 156. Etienne Brault (157) and Lake Johnson (158) round out the Mocs lineup.

The opening 306 was led by Porter and Weathers with 75s. Long added 76 as Brault chipped in 80. Long and Johnson turned in 76 to top the second 18. Brault and Weathers completed the 307 total with 77 and 78, respectively.

Ole Miss holds the team with at 573, five ahead of LSU with 578. The Rebels Braden Thornberry leads individually at 138. Links to live scoring and pairings, when available, are above.

LINEUP

T35) Luke Long: 76-76=152 (+8)

T44) Andrew Weathers: 75-78=153 (+9)

T57) Will Porter: 75-81=156 (+12)

T63) Etienne Brault: 80-77=157 (+13)

T67) Lake Johnson: 82-76=158 (+14)

3 NOTES TO KNOW

- Today’s average score was 76.30 for the field.

- The Mocs 36-hole total of 613 is highest of the 2017-18 season. Previous high was 604 at the season-opening Carpet Capital Collegiate.

- UTC was E on the par 3s in the morning round but +7 in the afternoon. The counters were 4 over on the par 5 in round one and 4 under over the second 18.

DATES/TEE TIMES (EDT) – ADMISSION IS FREE

Tuesday – 10:40 a.m. – Hole No. 1 (Pairing: ULM, McNeese State)



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