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Badgers third at 54-hole Kiawah Classic


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Thomas Welk
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Oct. 29, 2012

FOLLOW LIVE SCORING

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - Depite high winds due to hurricane Sandy, the Badgers improved to third place in the 26-team Kiawah Classic at the par 71 Turtle Point Golf Course on Kiawah Island, S.C.

The Badgers improved from sixth place with a 36-hole season best 19-over 293-291--587.

UW Coach Michael Burcin said, "We are very pleased with today's round. This golf course is unbelievably difficult with winds blowing 20-30. Tom Welk has been very solid these first two rounds.

"We will have a chance tomorrow to finish off our fall with a nice finish if we can continue to be patient."

South Carolina has a seven-stroke lead after two rounds with a 7-over par 283-293--575. Host school College of Charleston is 14-over with 290-292--582.

Dustin Dinges of Stetson leads the tournament and is the only player under par at 1-under 72-69--141.

UW's Thomas Welk is having his best tournament of the year tying for third with a 2-over par 73-71--144. Welk was tied for 30th after the first round. Thomas O'Bryan improved to a tie for ninth with a 4-over par 76-70--146. O'Bryan's 70 was one of the top five scores in the second round.

Play concludes with 18 holes Tuesday. Follow live scoring on golfstat.com.

BADGER SCORES

3  Wisconsin    296    291    587
T9  Thomas Welk (+2)    73    71    144
T14 Thomas O'Bryan (+4)    76    70    146
T29 Chris Meyer (+6)    74    74    148
T49 Brady Keegan (+11)    77    76    153
T63 Anthony Aicher (+13)    73    82    155

SECOND ROUND TEAM SCORES
1  South Carolina +9    282    293    575
2  Col. Charleston +8    290    292    582
3  Wisconsin +7    296    291    587
4  Winthrop +16    289    300    589
5  Western Kentucky +15    295    299    594
6  Jacksonville St. +7    305    291    596
7  Campbell  +18    298    302    600
8  Radford +26    292    310    602
9  Presbyterian College    +21    299    305    604
10 Stetson +21    300    305    605
11 Marquette +25    297    309    606
12 St. John's  +15    308    299    607
T13 High Point +25    300    309    609
T13 William & Mary +23    302    307    609
15  Connecticut +27    299    311    610
16  Utah Valley +25    302    309    611
17  Charleston Southern +28    300    312    612
18  Loyola Univ-Maryland +25    306    309    615
19  George Washington +23    311    307    618
20  Francis Marion +30    305    314    619
T21 Boise State +38    300    322    622
T21 USC Upstate +36    302    320    622
23  Towson +39    305    323    628
24  Mount St. Mary's +33    315    317    632
25  Butler +35    317    319    636
26  Bradley University +53    303    337    640
 


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