Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate: ETSU maintains lead heading into the Final Round
Conor Gough (Charlotte Athletics Photo)
East Tennessee State will take a six-shot lead into the final round of the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate at The Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta, Ga.
The Buccaneers sit at 17-under, with Washington in second place at 11-under and Georgia Tech at 10-under.
ETSU also held the first-round lead of 13-under. They were 4-under in the second round and able to maintain the lead.
Virginia is in fourth place at 6-under, and Duke is in fifth place at 4-under.
In the individual competition, first-round leader Algot Kleen
of ETSU and Conor Gough
of Charlotte are tied for first place at 9-under. Gough was one shot back of Kleen after the first round.
Kleen shot a second-round 4-under 68, while Gough shot a second-round 5-under 67.
of Pepperdine and Omar Morales
of UCLA are T3 at 8-under. Mats Ege
of East Tennessee State is in solo fifth place at 6-under.
Six golfers are T6 at 4-under.
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nation's finest college players, including a
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fairways behind the players, similar to the
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and Individual Champion and honors them on
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