Chants Play Well; Ruiz in 3rd at UNC
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - After 36 holes, the men's golf team is in 5th, shooting an impressive 562. Luis Ruiz is tied for third with 9-under par 135.
The 562 by Coastal ties for the sixth-best, 36-hole score in school history and best since shoot a 588 at the 2012 Big South Championship. However, the 14-under in relation to par (72) ties for the fourth-best total in school history and best since 2009.
Junior Luis Ruiz is tied for third with his 9-under par 135 (68-67). That a career-best for Ruiz by eight strokes as he only had two bogeys over his 36 holes Saturday. The 135 ties Dustin Johnson for the fifth-best, 36-hole score for a 54-hole event in school history. (The CCU record is 133 by Dustin Johnson and 134 was shot on three occasions.) Also, there have only bees three times a Chanticleer had had a score better than 9-under.
Morgan Deneen is tied for seventh after carding a 36-hole score of 6-under par 138 (72-66). The 66 ties for the seventh-best ,18-hole score in school history.
The Tar Heel Intercollegiate will conclude with 18 final holes on Sunday.