New London, N.C. – The Virginia men’s golf team is tied for second place following 36 holes of play Thursday at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C. Due to the threat of inclement weather on Friday, the tournament’s format was altered to feature two rounds Thursday. Play resumes Saturday with the final round.
No. 8 Georgia Tech leads the 12-team field at 30-under 546. UVA is tied for second place at 13-under 563 with No. 9 Duke and No. 22 Florida State.
The Cavaliers posted rounds of 10-under 278 and 3-under 285.
Freshman David Morgan (Naples, Fla.) led UVA by shooting 8-under 136 and finished the day in third place. He posted rounds of 5-under 67 and 3-under 69. He got off to a fast start, playing his opening nine holes at 5-under par.
Senior Thomas Walsh (High Point, N.C.), the 2018 ACC individual champion, is in sixth place at 5-under 139. He shot rounds of 69 and 70. Senior Ashton Poole (Charlotte, N.C.) is in 28th place at 1-over 145. Poole shot 71 during the morning round and 74 in the afternoon. Junior Andrew Orischak (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) is in 40th place at 146 after shooting 1-over 73 in both rounds.
UVA sophomore Jimmie Massie (Lynchburg, Va.) shot 81 in the first round. Freshman Jack Montague subbed into the lineup for Massie (Manakin-Sabot, Va.) for the second round and shot 1-under 71 to be a counter toward the team score.
UVA will be paired with Wake Forest and Clemson during Saturday’s third round. Those teams will tee off from the first tee starting at 8:30 a.m. Final round action will be available via ACC Network Extra beginning at 1 p.m.
The ACC Championships also signify the men’s golf matchup between Virginia and Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Clash, sponsored by Virginia529, the official college savings plan of University of Virginia Athletics. One point is at stake in the all-sports rivalry series between the two schools. Learn more about Virginia529 and this rivalry competition at thecommonwealthclash.com.
Old North State Club
New London, N.C.
Par-72, 7,102 yards
Second Round Results
1. Georgia Tech 276-270-546
2. Duke 271-292-563
2. Florida State 278-285-563
2. Virginia 280-283-563
5. Wake Forest 290-276-566
6. Clemson 275-295-570
6. Virginia Tech 282-288-570
8. NC State 287-286-573
9. Notre Dame 286-288-574
10. North Carolina 297-282-579
11. Louisville 286-293-579
12. Boston College 294-291-585
1. Andy Ogletree, Georgia Tech 66-65-131
1. John Pak, Florida State 67-67-134
3. David Morgan, Virginia 67-68-136
3. David Morgan 67-69-136
6. Thomas Walsh 69-70-139
28. Ashton Poole 71-74-145
40. Andrew Orischak 73-73-146
na. Jack Montague na-71-na
na. Jimmie Massie 81-na-na