March 5, 2018
Aiken, S.C. - The Virginia men's golf team grabbed the lead after the opening 36 holes of play at the Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate in Aiken, S.C. The Cavaliers posted rounds of 6-under 274 and 3-under 277 on the par-70 Palmetto Golf Club to finish the opening day at 9-under 551.
Junior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) led UVA by shooting 5-under 135. He opened the day with a 4-under 66 and shot 1-under 69 during the afternoon round. He is in third place, two shots behind Augusta's Broc Everett.
Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) and freshman Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) are tied for seventh place at 2-under 138. Walker had rounds of 70 and 68 while Massie shot 68 and 70. Massie's opening-round total was his best single-round score at UVA.
The final round of the tournament is set for Tuesday. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Cleveland Golf Palmetto Invitational
Palmetto Golf Club
Par 70, 6,617 yards
Second Round Results
1. Virginia 274-277-551
2. Augusta 280-274-554
3. USC Aiken 283-274-557
4. UAB 281-277-558
5. East Carolina 281-280-561
5. Furman 283-278-561
7. Georgia Southern 282-281-563
8. Memphis 285-280-561
9. Coastal Carolina 285-282-567
10. Wofford 292-283-575
10. Francis Marion 295-280-575
12. Army 291-286-577
12. VCU 299-278-577
14. Akron 291-287-578
15. Temple 296-285-581
16. William & Mary 298-295-593
17. Presbyterian 304-297-601
18. Manhattan 299-303-602
Individual Leaders 1. Broc Everett, Augusta 66-67-133 2. Keller Harper, Furman 67-67-134 3. Thomas Walsh, Virginia 66-69-135
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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