GREENWOOD, S.C. – Taking on their final field of the regular season, the Georgia College Golf squad stands 13th after two rounds Monday at the Bearcat Classic, hosted by Lander University. The Bobcats carded rounds of 300 and 296 for plus-20 on the par-72, 6,800-yard Greenwood Country Club.
Sophomore Daniel Davis (Columbus, Georgia) continues his strong play as of late, positioned 24th in the 110-golfer field at one-over. He fired a team-best 71 in round one, followed by a 74.
Second on the team and 47th overall is freshman Isaac Samples (Loganville, Georgia). The rookie carded a 76 in round one and an even-par effort in the second for four-over. The second-round 72 was a team-low for the round.
Junior Drew Duffie (Evans, Georgia) is 57th at five-over, carding rounds of 75 and 74. Classmate Austin Mancilla (Lawrenceville, Georgia) is 87th at plus-11. He shot a 79 in round one, and a counting round of 76 in the second 18. Freshman Hilton Beck (Macon, Georgia) rounds out the starters at plus-16. He had a counting 78 in the first round, followed with an 82.
The Bobcats are in a three-way tie for 13th with Peach Belt Conference (PBC) foe University of North Georgia and Coker College of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). The PBC's Clayton State University is first at 13-under par, a single stroke ahead of No. 11 Lincoln Memorial University. No. 8 Young Harris College is the other top-25 squad in the tourney, owning 11th place.
LMU's Dan Bradbury leads the field at seven-under, followed by a pair of Clayton golfers in Andres Caballero and Nick Woof, tied for second at five-under.
The third and final round gets underway tomorrow, March 26 with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The Bobcats will be paired with golfers from Coker and UNG
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