South Carolina leads USCA Palmetto Intercollegiate after two rounds

By: Staff Reporter
By: Staff Reporter

Monday, March 11, 2013

AIKEN, S.C. – After two rounds of action, the University of South Carolina is in the lead at the 16th Annual Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate at the 6,617-yard, par-70 Palmetto Golf Club.

The Gamecocks at 570 (287-283) are just one stroke ahead of current second-place team NC State (284-287=571). Augusta State (284-290) and Virginia (291-283) are both tied for third at 574.

Virginia’s Mac McLaughlin posted the round of the day in the second round. McLaughin’s 64 in the second round allowed him to end the first two rounds of play just ahead of USC Aiken’s Matt Atkins (Owensboro, Ky./Henderson State) with a two-round tally of 135 (71-64).

Atkins carded a 68 in both the first and second round to finish with a 4-under score of 136.

USC Aiken as a team ended the first two rounds of action in sole possession of seventh place at 580 (288-292).

Three Pacers are currently in the top-30 individually including Atkins. Mark Dickson (Edinburgh, Scotland/Firrhill) is tied for 14th at 144 (71-73), while JP Solis (Morelia, Mexico/Lico Morelia) is tied for 30th at 147 (74-73).

The final round of the 16th Annual Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate will commence at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

For more information on the 16th Annual Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate, please visit the official tournament website: http://www.pacersports.com/sports/mgolf/2010-11/releases/palmetto

Second Round Results: http://www.pacersports.com/sports/mgolf/2012-13/files/PalmettoRound2.pdf

7 USC Aiken 288 292 580
2 Matt Atkins 68 68 136
T 14 Mark Dickson 71 73 144
T 30 JP Solis 74 73 147
T 70 Taylor Welborn 75 79 154
T 80 Hayden Letien 79 78 157

Fin. School Scores
1 South Carolina 287 283 570 +10
2 North Carolina State 284 287 571 +11
3 Augusta State U. 284 290 574 +14
Virginia, U. of 291 283 574 +14
5 Clemson University 285 292 577 +17
Liberty University 288 289 577 +17
7 USC Aiken 288 292 580 +20
8 Georgia State Univ. 294 290 584 +24
9 Pennsylvania, U. of 297 294 591 +31
Elon University 295 296 591 +31
11 Akron, U. of 298 295 593 +33
12 Furman University 295 299 594 +34
Western Carolina U. 296 298 594 +34
14 Nebraska 305 294 599 +39
Maryland, U. of 303 296 599 +39
16 Presbyterian College 296 304 600 +40
17 Francis Marion U. 303 308 611 +51
18 Wofford College 300 312 612 +52


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