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Tech Golf Moves to No. 2 in Golfweek Ranking

ATLANTA (Oct. 7) – Georgia Tech’s golf team, coming off of a victory at the Carpet Capital Collegiate, has moved to No. 2 in the Golfweek computer ranking. The Yellow Jackets, who began the year ranked No. 5, moved up after topping a field of 15 teams that included 12 top-25 schools.

Tech is currently No. 7 in the MasterCard Collegiate Golf Foundation poll, which balloting took place before the Carpet Capital Collegiate. The Golfweek ranking is maintained by Jeff Sagarin computer rankings, while the MasterCard poll is currently voted upon by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

Junior Bryce Molder (Conway, Ark.), is currently No. 4 in the indiviudal ranking with a record of 143-13-2, including a 25-9-2 mark against top 50 individuals. Senior Matt Kuchar (Lake Mary, Fla.) is No 14 with a 135-19-4 record, while sophomore Kris Mikkelsen (Woodstock, Ga.) is No. 39 and redshirt-freshman Troy Matteson (Austin, Texas) is No. 41 with a 108-40-10 mark in two tournaments.

The Jackets will next be in action Oct. 17-18 at the Iron Duke Golf Classic in Durham, N.C.

Golfweek Top 25:1.      Northwestern         68.562.      Georgia Tech         69.753.      Arizona State        69.774.      BYU                  69.935.      Oklahoma State       70.176.      North Florida        70.557.      Clemson              70.678.      Houston              70.859.      Kansas               71.0510.     Oklahoma            71.2111.     Georgia             71.3112.     New Mexico          71.5513.     UNLV                71.5914.     Arizona             71.6215.     Kent                71.7416.     Virginia            71.7417.     Florida             71.7618.     South Carolina      71.8919.     Auburn              71.9020.     Southern California 71.9921.     Stanford            72.0522.     Texas A&M           72.0723.     Colorado            72.1124.     Oregon St.          72.1125.     Colorado St.        72.28

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