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Strong Second Round Redeems Vols at Augusta
Jack Smith leads Vols at 3-under par.

Jack Smith leads Vols at 3-under par.

April 5, 2014

3M Augusta RD2 Results Get Acrobat Reader


Augusta, Ga. -- As the 2014 Masters week festivities get underway, the 3M Augusta Invitational teed off at the Forest Hills Golf Club.

The Tennessee men's golf team finished Saturday in 10th place after a 36-hole total of 579 (+3). The Vols were led by freshman Jack Smith and his first round 69 (-3). Senior Brandon Rodgers pitched in with a second round 69 (-3) of his own.

The Volunteers saw a drastic improvement from the morning 18 holes to the afternoon 18 holes. In the second round, UT improved by 13 total strokes. Tennessee carded a first round of 296 (+8) and a second round of 283 (-5).

Knoxville natives Smith and Rodgers recorded 36-hole totals of 141 (-3) and 144 (E), respectively. Smith is tied for 9th place while Rodgers is tied for 25th. Between the two, the pair racked up 18 birdies on day one.

Senior Danny Keddie sits tied for 43rd after a two round total of 148 (+4). Keddie has been on a hot streak as of late, recording top-15 finishes in his last three events.

Sophomore Michael Nagy finished tied for 59th with a total of 150 (+6) while sophomore Chad Merzbacher rounded out the Volunteer lineup tied for 62nd with a total of 151 (+7).

On Sunday, the 3M Augusta Invitational will conclude with Tennessee teeing off at 8:45 a.m. (ET). On Monday, the participating teams will have the chance to watch the 2014 Masters Practice Round.

For a full leaderboard rundown, Click Here.

Volunteer fans can continue to keep up with the team by following @Vol_Golf on Twitter.

TEAM SCORES (Through Two Rounds)
T-1. UCF 287-277--564 (-12)
T-1. Texas 284-280--564 (-12)
3. Virginia Tech 280-285--565 (-11)
4. Illinois 288-281--569 (-7)
5. Houston 282-289--571 (-5)
6. Baylor 282-291--573 (-3)
7. Purdue 292-283--575 (-1)
8. GRU Augusta 292-285--577 (+1)
9. Clemson 284-294--578 (+2)
10. Tennessee 296-283--579 (+3)
11. New Mexico 295-286--581 (+5)
T-12. South Carolina 300-284--584 (+8)
T-12. Coastal Carolina 291-293--584 (+8)
14. TCU 293-299--592 (+16)
15. South Carolina-Aiken 304-293--597 (+21)
INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (Through Two Rounds)
T-1. Scott Vincent, Virginia Tech 68-69--137 (-7)
T-1. Greg Eason, UCF 66-71--137 (-7)
3. Ricardo Gouveia, UCF 71-67--138 (-6)
UT SCORES (Through Two Rounds)
T-9. Jack Smith 69-72--141 (-3)
T-25. Brandon Rodgers 75-69--144 (E)
T-43. Danny Keddie 73-75--148 (+4)
T-59. Mike Nagy 80-70--150 (+6)
T-62. Chad Merzbacher 79-72--151 (+7)

 

 

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