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Nov 03, 2018

Clemson Men in Seventh Place Entering Final Round at Ka’anapali

Clemson, S.C.—Jacob Bridgeman shot a one under-par 71 to lead the Clemson golf team during the second round of the Ka’anapali Classic in Lahaina, Hawaii. The Tigers shot a 292 as a team on Saturday and fell to seventh place in the standings among the 20 teams in the field.

Clemson is in seventh place, 13 shots behind first place California entering the final round. The Tigers were 12 shots behind Georgia entering the final round at the 2016 Ka’anapali Classic, the last time Clemson played in the tournament. Clemson came back to win on the final day.

California is in first place with a 541 score, three shots ahead of North Florida, who shot a Saturday team best 18 under par. South Carolina and Georgia are tied for third at 550, while West Virginia is fifth at 551. Oklahoma is sixth at 553 and Clemson is seventh at 554. UCLA is eighth at 556.

Bridgeman, a freshman, had an opening round 66 and shot 70 on Saturday. He is the only Clemson player to shoot under par in each of the first two rounds. He had a team best five birdies on Saturday and  stands in 12th place individually at six under par through 36 holes.

Turk Pettit,  Bryson Nimmer and Zack Gordon all shot 74s on Saturday. Gordon, who had a career best 63 in the first round, stands in a tie for 16th place at five under par after 36 holes.  Nimmer stands in 40th place at even par after 36 holes. William Nottingham had a 78 on Saturday and was Clemson’s non-counter.

The final round will be played in a shotgun start format on Sunday. Live scoring is available on golfstat.com.

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