UW improves to 10th at Kiawah Classic


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Nov. 4, 2013

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KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -
The Wisconsin men's golf team improved to 10th place after the second round of the 54-hole Wendy's Kiawah Classic in Kiawah Island, S.C., Monday afternoon.

UW improved three spots and tied its season 36-hole best with a 25-over par 305-296--601 at the tournament hosted by Charleston Southern at the Par 72, 7,100-yard Turtle Point Golf Club.

Defending champion South Carolina remains in the lead and is the only team under par with a 7-under 283-286--569. The Gamecocks had a winning score a year ago of 7-over par 282-293-284--859.

Marquette is second with a 12-over par 292-296--588, while Presbyterian College is third one stroke back with 292-297--589.

Marquette's Nick Nelson surged into the lead today with a 7-under par 70-67--137. First day medalist Will Starke of South Carolina is two strokes back with 5-under 69-70--139.

Senior Robert Jacobsen continues to lead the Badgers, tying for sixth with an even-par 72-72--144. The score is a career 36-hole best. Redshirt senior Jack Watson is tied for 13th place at 2-over par 73-73--146, which is his 36-hole career best.

Also playing for Wisconsin, freshman Ben Skogen improved to a tie for 54th place with a 10-over par 79-75--154. Senior Zach Balit finished the day tied for 69th with a 13-over par 81-76--157. Senior John Gullberg finished with a 24-over par 82-86--168 and is tied for 94th.

Competition concludes on Tuesday with a shot gun start at 8:30 a.m. CT.

Live scoring and results from the Wendy's Kiawah Classic can be found on Golfstat.com.

UW Scores

T6 Robbie Jacobsen     E 72-72--144
T13 Jack Watson        +2 73-73--146
T54 Ben Skogen         +10 79-75--154
T69 Zachary Balit       +13 81-76--157
94 John Gullberg         +24 82-86--168

Team Scores - 36 holes
1 South Carolina        283 286 569 -7
2 Marquette              292 296 588 +12
3 Presbyterian Col.     292 297 589 +13
4 Missouri                 299 293 592 +16
5 Winthrop                295 298 593 +17
6 Charleston Southern     292 302 594 +18
T7 Towson                295 301 596 +20
T7 Radford                291 305 596 +20
9 Elon                       300 298 598 +22
10 Wisconsin              305 296 601 +25
11 USC Upstate           297 305 602 +26
12 Minnesota              309 297 606 +30
T13 Western Kentucky  299 310 609 +33
T13 Jacksonville St.      306 303 609 +33
15 Richmond                301 314 615 +39
16 Campbell                 316 302 618 +42
17 Creighton                312 313 625 +49
18 George Washington   321 310 631 +55

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