Wake Forest holds slight lead at U.S. Collegiate
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Wake Forest will take a slim one-stroke advantage into the final round of the U.S. Collegiate Golf Tournament, being held at the Lakeside Course at the Golf Club of Georgia. Led by true freshman Cameron Young, a native of New York, the Demon Deacons are at 7-under par through 36 holes with Auburn just a stroke back, and Florida State trailing by just three.
Auburn is being led by junior Will Long, who 8-under par 136 is one shot ahead of Young in the individual race. Young eagled the first hole of the day while Long made five birdies throughout his round.
First round leaders Florida State shot 2-over in the second round to fall out of the lead, and are being led by their juniors Jack Maguire and Cristobal Del Solar, who are tied for fifth place and eighth place, respectively.
ABOUT THE Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate
The United States Collegiate Championship,
hosted by Georgia Tech, annually brings 15 of
the nation's top college teams to The Golf Club
of Georgia for a three-day, 54-hole
that has been called "the Masters of college
golf.” Started in 2006, the USCC offers PGA
Tour-type, championship conditions for the
nation's finest college players, including a
personal caddie for all three rounds. Long
are required and galleries are able to walk in
fairways behind the players, similar to the
Walker Cup. The USCC crowns a Team
and Individual Champion and honors them on
perpetual mahogany, gold and crystal USCC
Trophy, which sits in The Golf Club of Georgia
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