Texas rolls to Carpet Capital victory
ROCKY FACE, Ga. (Sept. 9, 2012) -- Texas, which shot a 22-under-par 266 in Saturday's second round, posted a 4-over-292 Sunday in clear, but breezy conditions on the 7,012-yard, par 72 layout, and was good enough to hold off Georgia for a 5-stroke win. The No. 2-ranked Longhorns finished the tournament at 13-under-par 851, while the 17th-ranked Bulldogs (294 Sunday) completed 54 holes at 8-under 856.
Top-ranked Alabama (292 Sunday) was a distant third at 1-over 865, followed by LSU and Clemson (tied at +7). Wake Forest (+8) was sixth, Chattanooga (+11) was seventh, and Tennessee (+12), the only team to break par Sunday, was eighth. Seven teams in the 15-team field were ranked in Golfweek's pre-season top 25.
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ABOUT THE Carpet Capital Collegiate
54-hole men's college tournament hosted by
Georgia Tech University at The Farm Golf Club.
The 7,012-yard, par-72 layout was designed by
Tom Fazio and is near Dalton, Ga., just over 90
miles north of the Georgia Tech campus. The
host Yellow Jackets have been the institutional
host of this event since its inception in 1989,
winning seven times as of 2014. The field
typically maintains a predominantly ACC and
SEC flavor, with other nearby school
participating, as well.
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