Braves Atop Leaderboard At PBC Championship; Walor One Stroke Off Pace
PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. – PBC Player of the Year Jordan Walor shot a second-round 69 to move himself into second place on the individual leaderboard and help give UNCP the lead after the first and second rounds at the Peach Belt Conference Championship at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga.
The sixth-ranked Braves (288-291/579) lead 15th-ranked USC Aiken (295-287/582) by three strokes heading into Tuesday's final round at the par-72, 7,057-yard Mountain View Course at Callaway Gardens. No. 21 Georgia College is five strokes off the pace in third place, while 20th-ranked Georgia Southwestern and Columbus State round out the top five, respectively.
The Braves carried a five-stroke lead into the second round after four players shot an even-par 72 en route to a combined 288. USC Aiken trimmed eight strokes off its first round total to trim a seven-stroke deficit down to just three. Georgia College was just five strokes off the lead in second place after the opening round.
Walor (72-69/141) is just one stroke off the pace set by Flagler's Joel Dahlenburg who carded a tournament-best 67 in the second round to move atop the individual leaderboard. Jonathan McCurry (72-73/145) is four strokes back in a tie for sixth, Michael Mullmann (76-72/148) carded an even-par 72 in the second round and is tied for 14th, Scott Lambert (72-77/149) is tied for 17th and Carson Lanier (72-78/150) is in a tie for 23rd.
The 2012 PBC Men's Golf Championships will conclude with the third and final round on Tuesday at Callaway Gardens. Tee times are set to begin at 8 a.m.
1. No. 6 UNC Pembroke 288-291/579 +3
2. No. 15 USC Aiken 295-287/582 +6
3. No. 21 Georgia College 293-291/584 +8
4. No. 20 Georgia Southwestern 296-289/585 +9
5. Columbus State 297-295/592 +16
T6. No. 19 Armstrong Atlantic 293-301/594 +18
T6. Flagler 300-294/594 +18
8. Clayton State 309-303/612 +36
9. North Georgia 304-311/615 +39
10. Montevallo 302-314/616 +40
11. Lander 313-304/617 +41
2. Jordan Walor 72-69/141 -3
T6. Jonathan McCurry 72-73/145 +1
T14. Michael Mullmann 76-72/148 +4
T17. Scott Lambert 72-77/149 +5
T23. Carson Lanier 72-78/150 +6