Davis Bunnís 71 paced a balanced Mocs effort.
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UTC Fifth after 18 Holes at Furman

GREENVILLE, S.C. --- The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team is fifth after round one at the Furman Intercollegiate. UTC shot two-over par 290 on the 6,994-yard Furman Golf Course and is 10 shots behind leader Virginia Tech.

Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.) led the Mocs with a one-under par 71. He had four birdies and an eagle. His eagle came on the 12th hole, his third of the day, holing out with a pitching wedge from 140 yards. Bunn is tied for 10th, three strokes off the lead. 

Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) is a shot behind Bunn at 72. His level par card included a team-high five birdies. Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) is one off Weilguni’s pace at 73. He posted four straight birdies to turn around a slow start to his day.

Alex Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) rounded out the counting scores with a 74 (+2). Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) had the drop score with a 78. Kory Webb (Knoxville, Tenn.) is playing as an individual and also turned in a 78. 

Virginia Tech leads No. 17 UNF by four shots. The Hokies fired an eight-under par 280, while the Ospreys turned in a 284. Winthrop is third at 285 (-3). Four are tied for the individual lead at four-under 68 including Trevor Cone (VT), M.J. Maguire (UNF), J.T. Poston (Western Carolina) and Jake Tucker (Troy).

Saturday’s second round starts at 8 a.m., for the Mocs. Paired again with Furman and Samford, Robb leads off followed by Ratliff (8:10), Johnston (8:20), Weilguni (8:30) and Bunn (8:40). Live scoring is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates. 

Furman Intercollegiate
March 22-24 – Furman University Golf Course

1) Virginia Tech

280

280 (-8)

2) No. 17 UNF

284

284 (-4)

3) Winthrop

285

285 (-3)

4) Western Carolina

287

287 (-1)

5) Chattanooga

290

290 (+2)

6) Iowa State

292

292 (+4)

7) Troy

293

293 (+5)

the) Purdue

293

293 (+5)

9) Gardner-Webb

294

294 (+6)

10) East Tennessee State

295

295 (+7)

11) Wofford

296

296 (+8)

12) Samford

297

297 (+9)

13) Georgia State

298

298 (+10)

14) Akron

302

302 (+14)

15) Presbyterian

302

304 (+16)

16) Francis Marion

304

305 (+17)

tie) Furman

305

305 (+17)

18) Charleston Southern

306

306 (+18)

19) Dartmouth

307

307 (+19)

20) Marshall

310

310 (+22)

21) Temple

312

312 (+24)

Mocs:

 

 

T10) Davis Bunn

71

71 (-1)

T17) Benni Weilguni

72

72 (E)

T23) Liam Johnston

73

73 (+1)

T36) Alex Ratliff

74

74 (+2)

T82) Chris Robb

78

78 (+6)

T82) Kory Webb

78

78 (+6)

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