Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate: ETSU maintains lead heading into the Final Round
Conor Gough (Charlotte Athletics Photo)
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.

Mahanth Chirravuri 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.

Results: Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate
T1MexicoOmar MoralesMexico70068-68-69=205
T1SwedenAlgot KleenSweden70067-68-70=205
T3AZMahanth ChirravuriChandler, AZ40070-66-71=207
T3EnglandConor GoughEngland40068-67-72=207
T5CTBen JamesMilford, CT40070-73-65=208

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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 tournament 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 pants are required and galleries are able to walk in the fairways behind the players, similar to the Walker Cup. The USCC crowns a Team Champion and Individual Champion and honors them on the perpetual mahogany, gold and crystal USCC Trophy, which sits in The Golf Club of Georgia lobby.

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