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Sep 07, 2019

Tigers in Fourth Place Entering Final Round of Carpet Classic

Clemson, S.C.—Turk Pettit fired a two-under-par 70 to lead Clemson to a 295 team score on Saturday and a fourth-place team standing entering Sunday’s final round of the Carpet Classic at The Farm Golf club in Dalton, Georgia.   The 15 teams in the field will complete the tournament on Sunday afternoon.

Georgia Tech has the team lead with a seven-under-par 569 team score through 36 holes.  The Yellow Jackets are led by Luke Schniederjans with a 135 score, seven shots ahead of the field.  North Florida is second in the team competition at 581 and Alabama is third at 585, just two shots ahead of Clemson.   South Florida is fifth at 589 and South Carolina is sixth at 592.

The course continued to challenge the field of 81 golfers.  The average score was over 75 for the second straight round. Pettit shot an opening round 85, but improved 15 shots to lead the Tigers on Saturday.  The junior had five birdies and three bogeys and had scores of 35 of each nine.

Jacob Bridgeman had his second straight round of one-over-par 73 and is Clemson’s top player through 36 holes with a 146 total, good enough for 13th.     Bridgeman had four birdies and five bogeys on Saturday. Carter Pendley, a freshman playing in his first collegiate tournament, had a 76 on Saturday after an opening 72.  A native of Dalton, Georgia who has played The Farm many times, stands in a tie for 24th place at 148.

Colby Patton also had a 76 on Saturday and stands at 149 through two rounds, good enough for 47th place. William Nottingham had a 79 on Saturday and was Clemson’s non-counter on Saturday. Kyle Cottam, playing as an individual, had a two-under-par 70 and is in fourth place in the race for medalist honors.

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