Oct. 15, 2006
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Freshman George Bryan IV (Chapin) finished tied for third and the South Carolina men’s golf team placed seventh in the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate Sunday. The Gamecocks fired a team total of 304-288-293=885 (+21) and finished ahead of three top-25 teams in the 15-team event, played at the par-72, 7147-yard Ridges Golf and Country Club.
Competing in his second collegiate event, Bryan entered the day four under par tied for first with 2005 champion and eventual 2006 champion Rhys Davies of East Tennessee State. He shot a final-round 75 and finished the tournament as one of only four golfers under par (71-69-75=215).
Junior Warren Thomas carded a 73 on the final 18 holes to finish tied for 37th. The Columbia native completed the tournament with scores of 80-72-73=225 (+9).
Sophomore Allen Koon (Bamberg) shot event par, his best round of the tournament and the low round of the day for the Gamecocks, to finish with a total score of 77-79-72=228 (+12). Koon and Gamecock freshman Paul Woodbury (Lake City) shared 54th place on the individual leader board. Woodbury, who played in his first collegiate event this weekend, posted a total 76-73-79=228 (+12).
Sophomore Mark Silvers (Savannah, Ga.) played solid golf in the final two rounds for the Gamecocks and wound up in a tie for 63rd. Silvers wrapped up the tournament with a total score of 84-74-73=231 (+15). South Carolina’s Garnet team will compete in the Coker Intercollegiate Monday and Tuesday in Hartsville. Freshmen Patrick Rada and Bryan Miller, redshirt junior David Kite, sophomore Baker Elmore and reshirt sophomore Patrick Cunning will compete for the Gamecocks.
Team Leader Board Place Team Scores1 Tennessee 294-290-285=8692 East Tennessee State 291-291-288=8703 North Carolina 296-287-291=8744 Alabama 304-290-281=8755 Wake Forest 296-297-289=8826 Auburn 302-297-285=8847 South Carolina 304-288-293=885T8 Kent State 305-296-290=891T8 Virginia 309-295-287=89110 North Carolina State 299-300-293=89211 TCU 294-298-301=89312 Virginia Tech 296-304-294=89413 UAB 306-306-284=89614 Pepperdine 312-304-297=91315 Kentucky 312-308-314=934
Gamecocks on the Individual Leader BoardT3. George Bryan IV: 71-69-75=215 (-1)T37. Warren Thomas: 80-72-73=225 (+9)T54. Allen Koon: 77-79-72=228 (+12)T54. Paul Woodbury: 76-73-79=228 (+12)T63. Mark Silvers: 84-74-73=231 (+15)