Bobcat Golf Starts Strong at Hurricane Invite, Davis In Second after Two

Sophomore Daniel Davis
Sophomore Daniel Davis

ALBANY, Ga. – With sophomore Daniel Davis (Columbus) just three strokes back in second place, the Georgia College Golf squad is tied for fourth after two rounds of the Hurricane Invitational, hosted by Georgia Southwestern State University. The Bobcats posted a pair of 295s for 14-over on the par-72, 7,024-yard Doublegate Country Club.

Davis posted rounds of 71 and 67, standing at six-under par, just three back from host GSW's Vincent Norman. His second round ties Davis' career low, set Oct. 2, 2018 at the UNG Fall Invitational.

Second on the team and seventh overall in the 75-golfer field is junior Austin Mancilla (Lawrenceville), owning rounds of 75 and 69. Mancilla's second round is the fourth sub-70 round for the junior this year.

Sophomore Drew Duffie (Evans) and freshman Isaac Samples (Loganville) both come in at 10-over in 41st place. Duffie posted a pair of 77s, while Samples had a 72 and 82. Junior Alex Wells (Evans) comes in at 17-over after a 79 and an 82 today.

The Bobcats are tied with host GSW, five strokes out of third place, owned by Clayton State University. The University of Southern Arkansas is leading the way at even par, with No. 6 Young Harris College in second at four over. GC Golf is ahead of two Peach Belt Conference (PBC) schools in the University of North Georgia and Lander University.

The third and final round gets underway tomorrow, Feb. 26.

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