TCU golf in 16th after 18 holes at Carpet Capital Collegiate
Sept. 15, 2006
ROCKY FACE, Ga. - The TCU men's golf team is in 16th place among 18 teams following the first of three rounds at the prestigious Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club (Par 72, 7,002 yards). TCU, which shot an 11-over score of 299, is just 10 strokes out of fifth place with 36 holes remaining.
With a 12-under-par score of 276, Alabama leads the team race by two shots over Clemson (278). North Carolina State (285) and Georgia State (286) also were under par for the first round.
Senior Drew Stoltz and junior Franklin Corpening posted the team's best cards of the day, as both players opened the tournament with season-best scores of 73 (+1). The duo have a share of 30th place among the field's 80 competitors.
Jon McLean, who opened the season with a win at the Inverness Intercollegiate earlier this week, is tied for 58th position after a 4-over 76. Fellow sophomores Jesse Speirs (T-67th, 77) and Tom Miles (T-86th, 81) are the Horned Frogs' other competitors.
TCU, paired with Texas and South Carolina, begins second round play Saturday at 7:30 a.m. (CDT). Live scoring will be available on www.golfstat.com.