Men's Golf ACCtion: September 25-28
Sept. 30, 2009
Kyle Scott fired a 4-under-par 67, and Georgia Tech counted four subpar scores Friday on the way to a 9-under-par total of 275 in the first round of the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate golf tournament.
James White and John-Tyler Griffin each carded a 2-under-par 69, while Chesson Hadley added a 1-under 70. Still, Tech is tied for third place with Mississippi, three shots behind Arkansas State, which blistered the Vanderbilt Legends Course in 12-under-par 272. South Carolina is in second at 10-under 274.
Scott, a transfer from Division II West Florida, birdied three of the four par-3 holes and added two more on par-5s at the 7,100-yard Legends Club. He is in a group of seven players tied for second place, three shots behind the Rebels' Jonathan Randolph, who posted a bogey-free 64 Friday.
BREMERTON, Wash. - The NC State men's golf team brought home a fourth place finish at the Ping-GolfWeek Preview held at Bremerton, Wash., widely considered the top collegiate tournament of the fall season. The Wolfpack sat in sixth place after the first two rounds, but fired its best team score of the tournament, a 295, on Monday and finished at 29-over (893).
Oklahoma State ran away with the tournament, as they were the only team to finish under par at two-under (862). Host Washington was second at 20-over (884), followed by Arizona State in third at 25-over (889).
Junior Matt Hill was the Pack's top finisher for the tournament. Hill finished in a tie for 12th place, as he shot a six-over (222) for the three rounds. In final round action, Hill was three-over (75).