Bobcat Golf Stays in Top-10 after 36 Holes at PBC Championship

Bobcat Golf Stays in Top-10 after 36 Holes at PBC Championship

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – Georgia College Golf remains 10th on the team leaderboard with 36 holes finished at the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Golf Championship on Slammer and Squire Championship Course in St. Augustine, Florida. The five Bobcat golfers moved minimally on the individual leaderboard, each posting scores a few strokes higher than round one.

Junior Thomas Knight (Eastman, Georgia) continues to lead the Bobcat squad after his six-over 78 scorecard. Knight posted two birdies from Saturday's 18 holes. He sandwiched his first on the par-four No. 8 between two bogeys. His second came on the back nine on the par-three No. 13. The rest of the round pushed Knight over par, with two more early bogeys and two double bogeys. He dropped 11 spots on the leaderboard and currently sits tied for 29th with four other players.

Sophomore Thomas Hodges (Monroe, Georgia) matched the lowest Bobcat round with another six-over 78 for the day. Hodges played well overall, shooting just three-over going to the 17 tee. He added another three strokes to his score on No. 17 and 18 before finishing tied for 36th on the individual leaderboard after round two. He sits three back from Knight.

Senior David Sullivan (Woodstock, Georgia) shot his first round in the 80s for this year's PBC Championship. His nine-over 81 came after shooting six-over on the last four holes. His one bright spot of the day was his birdie on the par-five No. 4. Currently, he shares 41st with four other golfers.

Junior Harrison Stewart (Roswell, Georgia) is one of those four. Shooting an eight-over 80 for his second round, Stewart marked two birdies, four bogeys and three double bogeys on his card for the day.

The freshman Matty Hines (Woodstock, Georgia) finishes up the Bobcat roster tied for 50th after a round-two 84. He added eight shots to his score with bogeys and four more with two doubles.

PBC rivals Columbus State University continue to lead the tournament at one-over for the two rounds. The Cougars' TaeHyung Kim moved up 10 spots after shooting the day two's low round of four-under 68. He holds on to a one stroke lead with three right behind him. No. 15 Flagler College moved up a spot on the team leaderboard to solo second. The Saints are eight back. No. 12 USC Aiken, No. 18 Georgia Southwestern State University and Armstrong State University round out the rest of the top five.

Bobcats tee off Sunday for the last round of the PBC Championship in St. Augustine. They are just two strokes behind the University of North Georgia in ninth place.

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