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Clemson Falls to 13th at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate

Clemson Falls to 13th at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate

Clemson, S.C.—Clemson played the last three holes at seven over par and fell from sixth place to 13th place after 36 holes of the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in Alpharetta, Georgia.   Clemson played the Creekside Course on Saturday and finished with a 13-over-par score of 301.

Clemson has a  593 total through 36 holes, 19 shots behind first place Oklahoma entering the final round on Sunday.   The 17-team tournament features 11 of the top 25 teams in the nation and is regarded as the top fall college tournament  nationally.

Bryson Nimmer was Clemson’s top player with a 73 on Saturday.  The sophomore had a 35 on the front nine, including four birdies, but shot a 38 on the back nine.  He has posted rounds of 74-73 and stands in 37th place after two rounds with a 147 total.

Carson Young struggled on the front nine on Saturday with a four over par 40, then shot an even par 36 on the back nine to finish with a 76. The senior from Anderson, SC is four over par 148 through two rounds, 42nd in the field of 90 golfers.

Freshman Doc Redman and junior Josh Fickes also shot rounds of four over par 76 on Saturday.  Redman stands in 56th place with a 150 total, while Fickes is 80th with a 157 score.  Fickes improved his score by five shots over the first round.

Senior Austin Langdale had an even par 72 in the first round, but shot a five over par 77 in the second and was Clemson’s non-counter in the second round.  He shot  six over par 42 on the front nine before shooting a team best one-under 35 on the back nine.  The All-ACC player is in 50th place at five over par 149 entering the final round.

The tournament concludes with all 17 teams playing on the Lakeside Course at the Golf Club of Georgia on Sunday.  Living scoring is available at golfstat.com.

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