Wake Forest leads General Hackler Championship, Coastal 12th

       

March 11, 2017

General Hackler Championship Results/Live Scoring

General Hackler Championship Results (Day 1 - 36 Holes) Get Acrobat Reader

MYRTLE BEACH - Wake Forest shot rounds of 279 and 282 for a 15-under par to lead the 15-team General Hackler Championship, presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, by 10 strokes through 36 holes, played at the par-72, 7,233-yard The Dunes Golf and Beach Club.

The final 18 holes of the 16th annual event are scheduled for Sunday. However, inclement weather is in the forecast and a decision will be made Sunday morning if conditions will permit play.

Host Coastal Carolina is 12th (301-298=599) and leads #3 Virginia and #46 North Carolina State. Overall, this year's 15-team field features nine schools are currently among the nation's top 50 including #3 Virginia, #9 LSU, #12 Kent State, #15 Wake Forest, #35 North Florida, #38 Kentucky, #39 South Carolina, #45 NC State and #47 Iowa State.

Kent State and LSU were only other teams to shoot under par Saturday as the Golden Flashes are at 5=under par (571) and the Tigers are at 3-under (573). South Carolina (584) and Virginia Tech (586) round out the top five.

Wake Forest's Will Zalatoris leads the individuals, posting rounds of 68-67 for a 9-under 135 to tie a 36-hole Hackler Championship record. Ian Holt (Kent State) is one stroke back, shooting a pair of 68's for his 136. Paul McBride (Wake Forest) is third at 7-under (67-70-137). Zalatoris, who only had three bogeys, recorded 12 birdies over 36 holes, while McBride had 11 and Holt 10.

Sophomore Luis Ruiz led Coastal through two rounds, tying for 19th and shooting a 2-over par 146. He opened with a 73, carding four bogeys and three birdies. He also shot 73 in round two, with three bogeys and two birdies, but his second-round score moved Ruiz up eight spots in the standings.

States Fort, playing as an individual, is tied for 40th with a 36-hole score of 148. The freshman, who had five birdies on the day, opened with a 75 and moved up seven spots thanks to his 73 in round two.

Thadd Obecny II was the third Chant to shoot a 73 in round two to climb the individual standings. He shot a 76 in the morning session before carding a 1-over 73 in the afternoon for a two-round total of 149. Obecny jumped 12 spots after round two and is tied for 45th.

Ryan Carpenter turned in a pair of 75's and is tied for 51st with his total of 150. Alfredo Ruiz is tied for 67th (77-77=154) and Daniel Overas is tied for 82nd (80-84-164). Olle Widegren and Corey Herman, playing as individuals, are 54th-tied (75-76=153) and 78th (80-79=159), respectively.

General Hackler Championship

Presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday

The Dunes Golf & Beach Club - Par 72 - 7233 Yards

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Mar 11-12, 2017

 

Team Scores

 1 #15 Wake Forest           279 282 561 -15

 2 #14 Kent State            285 286 571 -5

 3 #9 LSU                    286 287 573 -3

 4 #34 South Carolina        291 293 584 +8

 5 Virginia Tech             288 298 586 +10

 6 East Carolina             299 288 587 +11

T7 #37 North Florida         293 295 588 +12

T7 #40 Kentucky              294 294 588 +12

T9 East Tennessee State      297 299 596 +20

T9 South Alabama             295 301 596 +20

11 #47 Iowa State            305 292 597 +21

12 Coastal Carolina          301 298 599 +23

13 #3 Virginia               295 306 601 +25

14 Charleston Southern       297 305 602 +26

15 #46 North Carolina State  300 303 603 +27

 

Individual Leaders

 1 Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest    68 67 135 -9

 2 Ian Holt, Kent State           68 68 136 -8

 3 Paul McBride, Wake Forest      67 70 137 -7

 4 Mark Lawrence, Virginia Tech   69 72 141 -3

T5 Keenan Huskey, South Carolina  67 75 142 -2

T5 Brandon Pierce, LSU            70 72 142 -2

 

Coastal Carolina Scores

T19 Luis Ruiz              73 73 146

T40 States Fort (Ind)      75 73 148

T45 Thadd Obecny II        76 73 149

T51 Ryan Carpenter         75 75 150

T54 Olle Widegren (Ind)    75 76 151

T67 Alfredo Ruiz           77 77 154

 78 Corey Herman (Ind)     80 79 159

T82 Daniel Overas          80 84 164

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