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Bulldogs in Fourth Place at Calusa Cup

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The No. 22-ranked Georgia men's golf team sits in fourth place following Sunday’s first round at The Calusa Cup, played at the Calusa Pines Golf Club. Graduate Ben Van Wyk, tied for second, currently paces the Bulldogs on the player leaderboard. 


Georgia finished the day with a three-over par, 291. Florida maintained control of first place, shooting five-under par through 18-holes. The Bulldogs were led by Van Wyk, who carded a three-under 69.


All five Bulldog golfers found themselves in the top 25 through the first five holes of play, with Georgia sitting atop the team leaderboard at the halfway point on Sunday. 

Entering the second round, Van Wyk trails Wake Forest’s Scotty Kennon by only two strokes.


Georgia will return for round two of The Calusa Cup on Tuesday, April 8, with the team set to tee off at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The Calusa Cup hosted by The University of Iowa 

Calusa Pines Golf Club 

Naples, Florida 

Par 72, 7,320 Yards 


First Round Results 


Team Leaderboard – Top 10 

1.    Florida                   283 (-5) 

2.    Wake Forest               287 (-1) 

3.    Purdue                    289 (+1) 

4.    Georgia                   291 (+3) 

T5.   Iowa                   293 (+5) 

T5.   Georgia Tech               293 (+5) 

7.    Miami University (OH)      296 (+8) 

8.    Nebraska                   300 (+12) 


Individual Leaderboard 

1.    Scotty Kennon, Wake Forest               67 (-5) 

t-2.  Ben Van Wyk, Georgia                                  67 (-3) 

t-2.  Aidan Tran, Georgia Tech                   69 (-3) 

t-2.  Jack Turner, Florida                     69 (-3) 

t-2.  Tyler Wilkes, Florida                            69 (-3) 

t-6.  Brett Podobinski, Miami University (OH)  70 (-2) 

t-6.  Herman Sekne, Purdue                          70 (-2) 

t-8.  Michael Brennan, Wake Forest             71 (-1) 

t-8.  Ian Meyer, Iowa                          71 (-1) 

t-8.  Noah Kent, Iowa                          71 (-1) 


Georgia Scores 

t-2.  Ben Van Wyk                                     69 (-3) 

t-11. Connor Creasy                                        72 (E) 

t-20. Caleb Manuel                                 74 (+2) 

t-30. Camden Smith                                         76 (+4) 

t-41. Buck Brumlow                                 80 (+8) 

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