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VOLS JUMP TO FOURTH AT CARPET CAPITAL COLLEGIATE
Philip Pettitt

Philip Pettitt

Sept. 16, 2006

The Tennessee men's golf team jumped five spots to sit in fourth place after the second round at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in Dalton, Ga. The Vols fired a 281 to stand at 5-under-par for the tournament.

Senior Tino Weiss posted another good round and found himself in the top 10. A 2-under-par 70 in the second round put him at 3-under-par for the tournament and tied for 10th.

Junior Charlie Ford posted the best round of the day for the Big Orange. Ford carded a 3-under-par 69 and finds himself tied for 25th place.

Georgia native Ben Spickard is also in 25th place after two rounds. The junior went even-par in his second round to stand with a scorecard of 71-72--143 for the tournament.

Next for the Tennessee is Murfressboro native Philip Pettitt. Pettitt fired a second round 2-under-par 70, improving on his first round by four strokes. He ended the day tied for 31st.

Chris Paisley rounded out the lineup for the Volunteers. Paisley has a scorecard of 75-75--150 after the second round. He sits tied for 60th.

Clemson fired a team score of 280 and now has a three-stroke lead over yesterday's leader Alabama. Alabama fired a 285 and sits in second place. Florida jumped nine spots with a 276 and sit in third place. Tennessee is in fourth with Georgia State and North Carolina State tied for fifth.

Darren Blair of North Carolina State retains his day-one lead with a 3-under-par 69 and sits 10-under-par for the tournament. Two strokes behind is Vince Hatfield of Georgia. Third place belongs to Brendan Gielow of Wake Forest who is three strokes back of the leader at 7-under-par. Three are tied for fourth place.

The third and final round begins Sunday morning at 8:30.

PlaceTennessee IndividualScores
T10 Tino Weiss 71-70=141
T25 Charles Ford 74-69=143
T25 Ben Spickard 71-72=143
T31 Philip Pettitt 74-70=144
T60 Chris Paisley 75-75=150
PlaceTeamScores
1 Clemson 278-280=558
2 Alabama 276-285=561
3 Florida 293-276=569
4 Tennessee 290-281=571
T5 Georgia State 286-286=572
T5 North Carolina State 285-287=572
7 Georgia 295-278=573
8 Georgia Tech 289-287=576
T9 Augusta State 289-289=578
T9 Wake Forest 289-289=578
11 East Tennessee State 290-289=579
12 Auburn 297-285=582
T13 Duke 289-295=584
T13 Vanderbilt 290-294=584
15 TCU 299-288=587
16 Texas Tech 297-294=591
17 South Carolina 309-290=599
18 Texas 307-305=612
PlaceIndividualsScores
1 Darren Blair, North Carolina State 65 69 134
2 Vince Hatfield, Clemson 66-70=136
3 Brendan Gielow, Wake Forest 68-69=137
T4 Billy Horschel, Florida 71-67=138
T4 Chris Kirk, Georgia 68-70=138
T4 Ben Martin, Clemson 74-64=138

 

 

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