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Tigers Improve to Third at Ka’anapali

Tigers Improve to Third at Ka’anapali

 Clemson, S.C—Clemson shot 25 shots worse, but improved from fourth to third place in the team standings after 36 holes of the Ka’anapali Classic in Maui, Hawaii on Saturday.  The 13 teams will conclude play at the par 71 Ka’anapali Country Club course on Sunday.

The wind was much stronger on Saturday than it was Friday when 29 players shot in the 60s.  On Saturday no player shot better than a 71 on the 6700 yard course.  Clemson had a 272 team score on Friday, then shot 297 on Saturday.  But all schools had similar results.  Oregon shot a 254 on Friday and a 291 on Saturday, a 37-stroke decline.

Oregon has the team lead at 23-under-par 545 after 36 holes. Georgia is second at two under par 566.  Clemson and North Florida are tied for third at 569, at one over par.

Clemson was led on Saturday by junior Miller Capps, who shot an even par 71, tied for the best round of the day among the 73 players.  Capps had one birdie and one bogey and 16 pars in registering the most consistent round of the day.  Through two rounds Capps has 29 pars out of his 36 holes, most in the field.

Capps and Clemson senior Billy Kennerly are tied for 10th individually entering the final round with scores of 141.  Kennerly, who had a 67 in the first round, shot a 74 on Saturday. 

Cody Proveaux, Clemson’s top player with a 70.4 average this year, shot a 75 on Saturday and stands in 24th place with a 144 score for 36 holes.  He had an opening round 69.

Stephen Behr fired a 77 on Saturday and stands in 34th place with a 146 score after two rounds.  Sophomore Carson Young stood in third place individually after an opening round 67, but he shot an 80 on Saturday when he scored a triple bogey on 17 and a double bogey on 18.  He is in 40th place individually.