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J.D. Tomlinson was one-over par on Saturday (Steve Colquitt)

Saturday April 20, 2013UF Moves Up the Leaderboard on Second Day of SEC Championship

St. Simons Island, Ga.

J.D. Tomlinson was one-over par on Saturday (Steve Colquitt)

Sitting in last place after the first round of the 2013 SEC Championship, the University of Florida menís golf team moved up three positions and is in 11th place after two rounds at the Sea Island Golf Club. The team recorded a 289 (+9) for the second round of competition, a 12-stroke improvement from the previous day.

 

Senior Tyler McCumber (Ponte Vedra, Fla.), the teamís captain, continues to pace the Gators at the par-72, 6,898 yard course. McCumber recorded three birdies against one bogey to complete his round in 68 strokes (-2), matching his lowest round of the season, on Saturday, April 20. The Ponte Vedra, Fla. native closed well, registering birdies on two of his final three holes. He is even-par for the tournament and is in a tie for eighth place.

 

Sophomore J.D. Tomlinson (Gainesville, Fla.) was one-over par for the second day of play. For the event, Tomlinson is eight-over, making him the teamís second-lowest scorer, and is tied for 39th place.

 

Classmate Eric Banks (Truro, Canada) and freshman A.J. Crouch (Jacksonville, Fla.) each recorded a 75 (+5) for the second round. Banks is 16-over par through two rounds, while Crouch is 13-over.

 

Senior T.J. Vogel (Cooper City, Fla.) was the final Gator to compete. Vogel tallied birdies on two of his final three holes to bring his second-round score to 76 (+6). The senior is 10-over par through the first two rounds of play. †

 

ďWe will do the best we can tomorrow and start getting prepared for the NCAA Regionals in a few weeks,Ē head coach Buddy Alexander stated.

 

The 2013 SEC Menís Golf Championship will conclude tomorrow with the third and final round. Play is scheduled to begin tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. Banks will be the first golfer from Florida to tee off. He will begin his round at 8:50 a.m. Live scoring will be available on Golfstat.com.

 

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Results after Round Two

Place

Team

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

1

South Carolina

-5

279

276

2

Alabama

-2

283

275

3

Auburn

+4

275

289

4

Texas A&M

+6

285

281

5

Georgia

+10

281

289

6

Mississippi State

+12

286

286

7

Vanderbilt

+17

295

282

 

Arkansas

+17

297

280

9

Missouri

+22

292

290

10

LSU

+24

288

296

11

Florida

+30

301

289

12

Tennessee

+32

299

293

 

Ole Miss

+32

297

295

13

Kentucky

+33

291

302

 

Top-10 Individuals after Round Two

Place

Player (Team)

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

1

Caleb Sturgeon (South Carolina)

-8

65

67

2

Sebastian Cappelen (Arkansas)

-4

69

67

 

Chad Ramey (Mississippi State)

-4

69

67

 

Cory Whisett (Alabama)

-4

69

67

5

Drew Evans (Texas A&M)

-1

72

67

 

Michael Hebert (Auburn)

-1

66

73

 

Matthew NeSmith (South Carolina)

-1

69

70

8

Niclas Carlsson (Auburn)

E

66

74

 

Dykes Harbin (South Carolina)

E

69

71

 

Tyler McCumber (Florida)

E

72

68

 

Trey Mullinax (Alabama)

E

69

71

 

Bobby Wyatt (Alabama)

E

73

67

 

Florida Results after Round Two

Place

Player

To Par

Round 1

Round 2

t8

Tyler McCumber

E

72

68

t39

J.D. Tomlinson

+8

77

71

t54

T.J. Vogel

+10

74

76

63

A.J. Crouch

+13

78

75

69

Eric Banks

+16

81

75

 

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