Oct. 21, 2017
Alpharetta, Ga. - The Virginia men’s golf team shot 6-under 282 during the second round of play at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate and enters Sunday’s final round tied for 11th place with Texas A&M at 9-under 576. Wake Forest grabbed the second-round lead at 553 in a tournament that features 13 teams currently ranked among Golfstat’s top 50.
Freshman WeiWei Gao (Cebu, Philippines) led UVA for the second consecutive day, matching his first-round effort of 3-under 69. He moved up to ninth place overall at 6-under 138.
Sophomore Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.) stayed in 25th position after posting a round of 2-under 70 on Saturday. His two-day total stands at 3-under 141.
Freshman Jimmie Massie also finished the day under par, shooting 71 and is in 40th place at 1-under 143. Senior Danny Walker (Bradenton, Fla.) dropped back to 51st place at 145 after finishing his round at even par 72. Sophomore Ashton Poole shot 76 and dropped back to 72nd at 151.
UVA will tee off starting at 9:41 a.m. from the 10th tee during Sunday’s final round. The Cavaliers will be paired with Clemson and Texas A&M. Live scoring is online at Golfstat.com.
Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate
The Golf Club of Georgia – Lakeside Course
Par-72, 7,017 yards
Second Round Results
1. Wake Forest 282-271-553
2. Texas 279-279-558
2. Duke 282-276-558
4. Georgia Tech 284-277-561
5. Oklahoma State 277-286-563
6. UCLA 282-283-565
7. Clemson 288-278-566
7. TCU 285-281-566
7. Stanford 285-281-566
7. UNLV 282-284-566
11. Texas A&M 288-279-567
11. Virginia 285-282-567
13. Florida State 287-284-571
14. Oklahoma 295-279-574
15. East Tennessee St. 293-288-581
Individual Leaders 1. Alex Smalley, Duke 67-65-132 2. Doug Ghim, Texas 66-67-133 3. Marco Steyn, Wake Forest 69-65-134
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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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