UGA's Todd leading at Pate Intercollegiate


Oct. 11, 2004

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Sophomore Brendon Todd of the top-ranked Georgia men's golf team is tied for first place individually after two rounds of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate.

On Monday at Old Overton Golf Club, Todd carded rounds of 65-71 for a total of 6-under 136. Todd, a native of Charlotte, N.C., and the 2004 SEC Freshman of the Year, is tied for the top spot with Alabama's Mark Harrell.

With Todd leading the way, the Bulldogs claimed the first-round lead in the morning session, but they slipped to fifth following the second round. Georgia had loops of 16-under 268 (matching the third-lowest under-par round in school history) and 4-over 288 for a total of 12-under 556. Oklahoma State and Georgia Tech are tied atop the leaderboard at 16-under 552.

Junior Richard Scott is tied for 12th place at 4-under 138 after rounds of 68 and 70. Junior Kevin Kisner is next at even-par 142 (68-74), followed by senior David Denham at 1-over 143 (70-73) and sophomore Chris Kirk at 2-over 144 (67-77).

The third round will be played on Tuesday.

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