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Clemson Moves To Seventh

Nov. 6, 1999

HILTON HEAD, S.C. – Number-one ranked Clemson counted four players who shot par or better, yet could gain on only two teams in the second round of the Golf World/Palmetto Dunes Intercollegiate at the Arthur Hills Course on Hilton Head Island.

Clemson shot a 280 team score and is at 564 for the first 36 holes of the 54 hole event. Clemson is tied for seventh with Oklahoma State and UNLV. Georgia Tech and Georgia are tied for first at 554, while South Carolina is third at 555. Texas is fourth at 560 and UCL is fifth at 561. Arizona State is one better than Clemson.

Lucas Glover continues to lead the Tigers. The junior from Greenville shot a 68 to go with his 66 in the first round. Glover is tied for second in the overall race, just two strokes off the pace of 132 set by Erik Compton of Georgia, who shot his second straight 66.

Freshman D.J. Trahan also shot in the 60s with a 69 in the second round. Jonathan Byrd was one-under-par on Saturday with a 71 and is at 144 after two rounds, the same total as Trahan. Jani Saari, also of Greenville, shot an even par 72 on Saturday. All-American John Engler shot a 74 and his score did not count towards the team total.

Clemson and the other 17 teams in the field will conclude play in the event on Sunday. It will conclude Clemson’s fall season.