Augusta State Golf Still In Contention

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday May 16, 2008

UNDATED (AP) -- Georgia and Augusta State are in good position to
qualify for the NCAA men's golf championships. But Georgia Tech and
Georgia State have some catching up to do in their regional
tournaments.

The Bulldogs have taken a big lead after two rounds of the east
regional, being played in Chattanooga. Georgia is 32-under-par, 19
strokes ahead of second-place Augusta State in the 27-team field.
Auburn is third, and UAB is sixth. The top ten teams in the 54-hole
event advance to the NCAA championships later this month.

Georgia State is tied for 16th and must make up nine strokes
tomorrow to catch Michigan State and Middle Tennessee, who are tied
for tenth. Georgia Tech is playing in the central regional in Columbus,
Ohio. The Yellow Jackets are tied for 20th after two rounds and are
nine strokes behind Kent and Indiana, who are tied for tenth in the
central region. Wake Forest is first, with Alabama second.

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