South Carolina carded a second round 301 on a cool, windy day at Bulls Bay Golf Club. The Gamecocks, who were led by an even par round from junior Will Miles, sit in ninth place heading into Tuesday’s final round.
Miles shot 1-over on the first nine holes with a pair of birdies. He was bogey free down the stretch, carding a 1-under 36 on the front side of the course. The Hilton Head Island, native, is 4-over for the tournament and sits T-31st.
Fellow junior Scott Stevens shot 2-over with a pair of birdies. He’s T-17th at 1-over for the tournament. Sophomore Jamie Wilson carded another 76 (+4) for the second consecutive day, and he sits T-58th.
Senior Keenan Huskey and freshman Andrew Spiegler carded a pair of 79s in Monday’s second round. Huskey, who started the day T-4th, was 1-under through five holes, but was hurt by a pair of double bogeys and a bogey on holes 15-18. He’s now T-31st with Miles and four other players. Spiegler had another solid round going, but carded a double and triple bogey on two of his final three holes. He sits T-52nd at 7-over.
Sophomore Hunter Dunagan (Augusta, Ga.) continues to lead the way for the College of Charleston men’s golf team after another day of tough play at The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Monday at Bulls Bay Golf Club.
Dunagan and teammates Logan Sowell (Kershaw, S.C.) and Michael Sass (Louisville, Ky.) battled windy conditions and shot 3-over par in the second round. Dunagan is currently tied for 21st (+2), Sowell tied for 31st (+4) and Sass tied for 37th (+5).
As a team, the Cougars are currently in 10th (+14) one stroke behind three-time Hootie tournament champion South Carolina in ninth (+13). Kent State leads the tournament field shooting 10-under through 36 holes followed by Kentucky in second (-8), Iowa State in third (-5), Ole Miss in fourth (-4), Missouri in fifth (+1), Wisconsin in sixth (+5), NC State in seventh (+10) and Auburn in eighth (+11).
The Hootie at Bulls Bay is one of college golf’s premier events played each spring since 2005 and co-hosted by the tournament’s namesake band, Hootie and the Blowfish, and Bulls Bay Golf Club. The event is free and open to spectators at the private course.