Saturday, October 21, 2017

Stanford competes at the Country Club of Georgia

Stanford joins many of the nation's top teams competing in the US Collegiate hosted by Georgia Tech and played at the Golf Club of Georgia in Alpharetta. Top ten teams include Texas A & M, Oklahoma State, Georgia Tech and Oklahoma.

Final Results
Stanford finished tied for 6th against this elite field, 11 strokes behind Oklahoma State at 16-under par after rounds of 285-281-282 and a 848 total.

Brandon Wu led the way with a 5-under par 211 (71-71-69 211) total to finish tied for 12th followed by Franklin Huang who tied for 23rd with his rounds of 68-70-74 212.  Jeffrey Swegle (73-71-72 216) and Henry Shimp (77-69-70 216) tied for 44th and Isaiah Salinda tied for 54th after rounds of 73-75-71 and his total of 219.

Scoring by the top 9 teams and their players is shown below - click on the image to enlarge:
Final team and player results - click to enlarge
Stanford has shown excellent depth on the team after its first three events as 8 different players have competed in the starting 5 including two freshmen, Henry Shimp and Ashwin Arasu.  Next up will be the final fall tournament at Poppy Hills GC in Pebble Beach, CA November 6-8.

Round 1 and 2 Scoring
The Cardinal is tied for 7th after posting two rounds at 10-under par at the Country Club of Georgia Collegiate hosted by Georgia Tech 13 strokes behind the leader Wake Forest.  The team and player scoring for the first two rounds are shown below - click on image to enlarge.  The host course is a par 72 playing at 7,017 yards.

Franklin Huang led the way with rounds of 68-70 138 to tie for 9th at 6-under par.  Brandon Wu followed by a 2-under 142 total on rounds of 71-71 to tie for 32nd.  Jeffrey Swegle is at even par 144 with rounds of 73-71 to tie for 43rd position, Henry Shimp is tied for 53rd after rounds of 77-69 146 and Isaiah Salinda tied for 65th at 148 after rounds of 73-75.
Team scoring - click to enlarge
Stanford player scoring - click on image to enlarge

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