ATLANTA (Sept. 1) – Georgia Tech senior golfer Bryce Molder (Conway, Ark.) was the only U.S. player to reach red numbers on Friday as he led the team to the second-round lead at the World Amateur Championship. The 72-hole event is being contested on the Arnold Palmer (6,974-yard, par 72) and Nick Faldo (7,038-yard, par 72) Courses of the Sporting Club in Berlin, Germany.
The United States team leads the event with a two-day total of 207-216423, or 9-under-par, which is one stroke better than Germany at 218-206424.
Molder carded a 1-under-par round of 71 on Friday, and stands at 4-under-par 69-71140 after two rounds. He is one of four players tied for third place in the event, trailing Paul Casey of Great Britain and Ireland (66-69135) by five shots.
Joining Molder in the group at 4-under-par is U.S. team member David Eger, who is at 67-73140.
The World Amateur Team Championship will continue tomorrow with the third round of play, with the top three scores for each four-man team counting toward the team total. Live internet scoring is available at www.wm2000.com.