Austin, TX – The second-ranked Georgia Tech men’s golf team holds a one-shot lead after 36 holes at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate. The two-day 54-hole event is being held at the 6,906-yard, par-72 Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas.
The Yellow Jackets jumped out to a seven-shot lead after the day’s first 18 holes and then struggled in the second round to find themselves at 3-under-par after 36 holes. Tech finished with a two-round score of 281-292=573. The score gives the Jackets a one-shot lead over Oklahoma State entering Tuesday’s final round.
Leading the Tech individuals is senior Bryce Molder, who leads the tournament after 36 holes with a score of 9-under-par 67-68=135. Molder has a two-stroke lead entering the final round of play. Joining Molder in the top 10 is junior Kris Mikkelsen, who is part of a five-way tie for ninth place at 1-under-par, 70-73=143.
Senior Wes Latimer is the next Tech individual in the field as he is one of five players in 25th place at 3-over-par, 71-76=147. Junior Matt Weibring follows Latimer, as he is part of a 13-player logjam in 37th place at 73-77=150.
Rounding out the Tech contingent in the field is sophomore Troy Matteson, who was unable to improve on his first-round score and joins Weibring as part of the tie for 37th place at 75-75=150.
The Morris Williams Intercollegiate will conclude on Tuesday morning with the final round of play at the Austin Country Club. Live scoring will be available at www.igolftheworld.com.