Bucs complete first two rounds at General Hackler Championship
Bucs complete first two rounds at General Hackler Championship
Saturday, March 10, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (March 10, 2018) – The ETSU men’s golf team completed its first two rounds of the General Hackler Championship on Saturday afternoon from The Dunes Golf & Beach Club.

The Buccaneers were led by freshman Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan) as he is tied for 31st at 3-over-par 147. Go – who totaled 22 pars and six birdies on the day – fired a 2-under 70 in the opening round, while concluding the day with a 5-over 77 in round two.

As a team, the Bucs are tied for 13th at 18-over-par 594 (298-296).

LSU’s Phillip Barbaree holds the 36-hole lead at 5-under-par 139 (68-71), while a group of three golfers are one shot back at 4-under-par 140.

Georgia Tech sits atop the team leaderboard at 9-under-par 567 (283-284) as the eighth-ranked Yellow Jackets have a two-shot lead over No. 2 Texas A&M and a nine-stroke advantage over No. 38 Kentucky.

Junior Geuntae Kim (Daegu, South Korea) is tied for 38th at 4-over-par 148 (76-72) and freshman Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) is tied for 45th at 5-over-par 149 (75-74).

The final round gets underway Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m., with ETSU being paired with Virginia and Liberty.  

Live scoring for the tournament is provided via Golfstat.

Recaps and scores will be posted on ETSUBucs.com following each round, while Twitter updates can be accessed by following @ETSU_MGolf.

For more information on Buccaneer men’s golf, visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the men’s golf page.