Georgia continues to lead The Carmel Cup
(Georgia Athletics Photo)
PEBBLE BEACH, CA (September 3, 2016) -- With two
rounds in the books No. 9 Georgia has extended its
to four at The Carmel Cup. The Bulldogs lead No. 4
Oklahoma State with one round remaining at Pebble
Beach Golf Links.
Georgia senior Greyson Sigg, 9-under, continues to
the Bulldogs and he is tied for the individual lead.
birdied six holes and bogeyed one during his second
round 5-under 67. The All-SEC first teamer from a
ago did most of damage on the front nine, as he
four of his first six holes.
Sophomore Tye Waller continues to play well for
Georgia and he is tied for fifth. Waller is 6-under
to a second consecutive 3-under 69. The highlight of
Waller's second round came on the 2nd hole when he
carded an eagle three.
Georgia has also received a big lift from Spencer
Ralston and Zach Healy, who are both tied for 10th
Siggs is tied for the medalist lead with first round
leader Alvaro Ortiz of Arkansas, Fredrik Nilehn of
Tech and Nick Heinen of Oklahoma State.
After shooting a 66 yesterday Ortiz shot a second
3-under 69 with an eagle on the par-5 2nd, four
and three bogeys.
Nilehn moved into a share of the lead thanks to 5-
67. A junior from Sweden, Nilehn birdied four of his
seven holes and six overall while bogeying just once.
Heinen, a sophomore at Oklahoma State, matched
low round of the day as he shot a 6-under 66. The
round started with two birdies and an eagle in the
four holes and continued to gain momentum with an
additional four birdies on the back nine against only
Vanderbilt's Theo Humphrey and Waller of Georgia
both tied for fifth and three behind at 6-under while
three others are 5-under and tied for seventh.
Complete Team Standings
1. No. 9 Georgia (-26)
2. No. 4 Oklahoma State (-22)
3. Texas Tech (-20)
4. No. 5 Vanderbilt (-17)
5. No. 10 Oklahoma (-13)
6. No. 20 Arkansas (-11)
7. TCU (-1)
8. Ohio State (E)
ROUND ONE RECAP
College golf is back and some of the nations
teams are competing in The Carmel Cup at the
Beach Golf Links. The field includes five teams from
Golfweek Coaches Poll top-25 and after the first
round No. 9 Georgia is leading the way at 8-under.
The Bulldogs were led in the first round by
Greyson Sigg who fired a 4-under 68. Sigg, tied for
second, birdied four of his first eight holes before
dropping his only shot of the day on the 9th. After
turning in 3-under 33 Sigg, an All-SEC first teamer
year birdied the 17th hole to conclude his 1-under
nine.Georgia also received strong play from
sophomore Tye Waller. In the first round Waller
a 3-under 69 and he is currently tied for fifth place.
Waller battled back on his inward nine with four
including three in a row from Nos. 11-13 after
1-over.Also playing well for the Bulldogs is
Zach Healy who shot a 1-under 71 to tie for 14th.
the medalist race following a first day 6-under 66.
reached 2-under after birdies on the 2nd and 3rd
before giving back his only shot of the day on the
ensuing hole. From then on it was flawless golf for
junior as he rolled in birdies on the 6th, 11th, 12th,
14th and 16th holes.In addition to Sigg; TCU's
Turner Maclean and Fredrik Nilehn of Texas Tech are
tied for second at 6-under.
ABOUT THE Carmel Cup
Started in 2011, the Carmel Cup is a 54-hole stroke
event hosted by Vanderbilt University and played at the
Number 1 ranked public golf course in the United
States, Pebble Beach Golf Links. Its field comprised of
top teams from the Big 12 and SEC.
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