Golfers Tied for Second After 36 Holes at VCU

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VIRGINIASPORTSDOTCOM
Richmond, VA The Virginia men’s golf team is tied for second place after 36 holes of play at the 15-team VCU Shootout being held at Hermitage Country Club in Richmond. The Cavaliers had rounds of even-par 284 and 9-under 275 to finish the first day of play at 9-under 559. Virginia Tech is tied with the Cavaliers on the leaderboard.

Wake Forest takes a commanding lead into Tuesday’s final round. The Deacons shot 26-under 542 and were the only team to post a better single-round score than UVa. Wake Forest had rounds of 273 and 269.

During the second round, four of UVa’s five players shot below par. The Cavaliers only had to count one score above par during the opening 36 holes of play.

Virginia was led by sophomore Amory Davis who shot 71, and a career-best 5-under 66, during Monday’s afternoon round. His previous best single-round score was a 71. Davis had five birdies and 13 pars during his second round. Davis enters the final round in seventh place.

Sophomore Will Collins is 18th at 1-under 141 after carding rounds of 71 and 70. Freshman Ben Kohles is 25th at 142 including rounds of 73 and 69. It marks the second straight tournament Kohles has posted a round in the 60s. Kyle Stough is tied with Kohles after opening with a 69 and shooting 73 during the second round. Steven Rojas is in 32nd place at 142. He had rounds of 73 and 70. Freshman Bruce Woodall, playing as a non-scorer, is 47th at 146. He posted scores of 71 and 75.

Wichita State’s Dustin Garza and Wake Forest’s Brendan Gielow lead the field at 10-under 132. Gielow posted a 7-under 64 during the second round.

The final round gets underway with a shotgun start at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday. Live scoring is on-line at Golfstat.com.

VCU Shootout
Hermitage Country Club
Richmond, Va.
Par-71, 6,955 yards
First & Second Round Results



Team Results

1. Wake Forest 273-269-542
2. Virginia 284-275-559
2. Virginia Tech 279-280-559
4. VCU 280-280-560
5. Iowa 285-278-563
6. Wichita State 286-278-564
7. Augusta State 284-282-566
8. Maryland 286-284-570
9. SE Louisiana 291-283-574
9. Penn State 294-280-574
11. UNC Wilmington 292-284-576
12. East Carolina 296-282-578
13. Richmond 285-294-579
14. South Florida 285-295-580
15. Old Dominion 301-287-588

Individual Leaders
1. Dustin Garza, Wichita State 66-66-132
1. Brendan Gielow, Wake Forest 68-64-132
3. Lanto Griffin, VCU 67-66-133
3. Dustin Groves, Wake Forest 68-65-133
5. Henrik Norlander, Augusta State 65-70-135
6. Cole Peevler, Iowa 70-66-137
7. Lee Bedford, Wake Forest 67-70-137
7. Amory Davis, Virginia 71-66-137
7. Drew Weaver, Virginia Tech 68-69-137

Virginia Results
7. Amory Davis 71-66-137
18. Will Collins 71-70-141
25. Ben Kohles 73-69-142
25. Kyle Stough 69-73-142
32. Steven Rojas 73-70-143
47. Bruce Woodall* 71-75-146
* Non-scoring participant