ATLANTA — The Georgia Tech men’s golf team continued to battle the elements, and finds itself in 11th place after the first two rounds of play at the Taylor Made Intercollegiate. The 54-hole event is being played on the Waikoloa Beach and Kings courses in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
The Yellow Jackets were only able to improve a little over Thursday’s round, and are tied for 11th with Oregon State at 321-320=641. Texas remains the team leader in the competition with a two-day total of 302-310=612.
Leading Tech in the field is sophomore Troy Matteson, who is part of a six-way tie for 10th place with a two-day total of 75-78=153. Matteson trails behind individual leaders, Matt Brost (75-72=247), of Texas and Scott Miller from BYU (75-72=247). Matteson is followed by senior Bryce Molder, who is one of six players in 35th place at 76-82=158.
Junior Matt Weibring, is part of a 10-way logjam in 75th place at 85-80=165. Following Weibring is senior Wes Latimer, who is one of six players tied for 85th at 85-81=166.
Rounding out the Tech individuals in the field is junior Kris Mikkelsen, who was able impove on his day-one score, but is still one of seven players in 97th place at 87-81=168.
The tournament concludes tomorrow, Saturday, February 17, with the third round of play.