Scottsdale, Ariz – Bartley Forster A 7-under-par 63 on Saturday, and Connor Howe He added a 3-under-67 to enable No. ¾ Georgia Tech to post a 13-under 267 round and move up two spots to ninth place after 36 holes at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.
Meanwhile, the first stage Hiroshi Tai In the individual tournament at Desert Mountain, he finished 12-under in 36 holes and won his first collegiate tournament in a playoff over Arizona State’s Michael Mjasez.
After struggling on the front nine Friday at the 7,118-yard, par-70 Mirabel Golf Club, the Yellow Jackets posted a 10-under par Saturday on the same nine holes, which was their closing nine for Round 2. They moved past New Mexico and Forest on the leaderboard and sit 16 shots behind Auburn, which leads the team race with Arizona State by two.
Tech, who won the tournament last September with a 44-under-par, will begin the final round of the 54-hole tournament Sunday at 11:40 a.m.
Technology line – With four birdies and one bogey on the front nine and four birdies and no bogeys on the back nine, Forster matched his career-low round from a year ago at Mirabel in the third round of this event. Low round of the day. From Gainesville, Ga. The maximum has moved for 20 equalsTh Place 5-under-par 135. Howe also played the second nine bogey-free for 67 and finished 36 holes with 8-under-par 132, ranked ninth individually.
Ross Stillmanadded a 1-under-69 to his opening 66 on Saturday and is also tied for 20Th Placed 5-under-par 135. Tech also tied for first with a 2-under-par 68. Aidan Tranand junior Christo Lamprecht Shot 1-sub-section 69.
Hiroshi Tai shot 12-under-par on the 36th hole and won the tournament by a playoff in the individual event at Desert Mountain on Saturday. (Photo by Mike Holmes)
Group event summary – Auburn maintained its lead Saturday by posting a 12-under-par 268 but saw it dwindle to two strokes after shooting a 23-under-par 257 at Arizona State. The Tigers had a 36-hole total of 526 (-34) while the Sun Devils finished the second round with a 528 (-32).
Florida State shot 19-under-par on Saturday to take third place with a 531 (-29), followed by Tennessee (533, -27) for fourth. San Diego State and Oregon are tied for fifth at 538 (-22). Washington (540, -20), Arizona (541, -19), Georgia Tech (542, -18) and New Mexico (546, -14) round out the top 10 in the 18-team field.
With a 63, Tennessee’s Caleb Surratt took over the personal lead at 13-under-par 127, one stroke ahead of Oregon’s Owen Avril (128, -12). Florida State’s Cole Anderson tied for third with Auburn’s Ryan Eshleman at 11-under 129 with a 64 Saturday. They are tied for fifth at 130 (-10).
Summary of individual events – Georgia Tech’s Tye shot rounds of 68-66 on Saturday at the Desert Mountain Owl Course to finish tied with Arizona State’s Majesz at 14-par-202. The Yellow Jacket freshman picked up his first collegiate win. He birdied the first hole, and passed 36 other players for the win.
Competition information – The Yellow Jackets will be competing in the Maui Jim Intercollegiate for the fifth time, winning the tournament in 2018 and 2021 and finishing sixth and second two years ago. Georgia State will host the 18-team event, which will conclude with 54 holes Sunday. The team event is at Mirabel Golf Club, a 7,118-yard, par-70 course in Scottsdale, Ariz., in the same area as Greyhawk Golf Club, the site of the NCAA Championship last spring and is playing in each of the next two years. .
A companion 54-hole event for individuals not in their team’s starting lineup is being held simultaneously on the outdoor course at Mount Desert. Three Tech players participated in the individual competition that concluded Saturday.
Participating teams include Arizona, Arizona State, Auburn, Clemson, East Tennessee State, Florida State, Georgia State, Georgia Tech, Louisville, New Mexico, NC State, Oregon, San Diego State, Tennessee, UCLA, UNLV, Washington and Wake Forest. Georgia Tech (3), Arizona State (5), Tennessee (10), Florida State (11), Wake Forest (24), Oregon (26), East Tennessee State (27) and Washington (30) are all listed among the golfers. The Channel’s Top 30 Preseason Teams.
The Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics and provides scholarships, operations and facilities for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. Be a part of developing Georgia Tech champions every day and helping the Yellow Jackets compete for major college athletic championships. Annual Athletic Scholarship FundScholarships awarded directly to Georgia Tech student-athletes. To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit atfund.org.
About Georgia Tech Golf
The Georgia Tech golf team is 28 years old.Th He won 70 games that year under head coach Bruce Hepler. The Yellow Jackets have won 18 Atlantic Coast Conference championships, appeared in the NCAA Championships 31 times and were national runners-up four times. Connect with Georgia Tech Golf on social media by liking or following their Facebook page Twitter (@GTGolf) And Instagram. For more information on Tech Golf, visit Ramblinwreck.com.