Kansas Remains in 10th Going into Final Round of NCAA Regional

NCAA Regionals
Ol’ Colony Golf Course | Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Par-72 | 7,514 yards
Senior Connor Peck remains on the verge of claiming his 10th top-20 finish of the season.
Day Two Results
Place Team Score
1 Georgia 566 (-10)
2 South Carolina 569 (-7)
3 Kentucky 575 (-1)
4 Alabama 576 (E)
5 Auburn 584 (+8)
T6 College of Charleston 593 (+17)
T6 UNLV 593 (+17)
T8 Lipscomb University 602 (+26)
T8 Colorado 602 (+26)
10 KANSAS 609 (+33)
11 Harvard 621 (+45)
12 Southern Illinois 622 (+46)
13 Charleston Southern 625 (+49)
Individual Leaderboard (Top 5)
Place Name Team Score
T1 Tyler McDaniel UK 139 (-5)
T1 Greyson Sigg GA 139 (-5)
T1 Zach Healy GA 139 (-5)
4 Matthew NeSmith SC 140 (-4)
T5 Four Players 141 (-3)
Kansas Leaderboard
Place Name Score
T26 Connor Peck 147 (+3)
T50 Charlie Hillier 154 (+10)
T53 Ben Welle 155 (+11)
58 Chase Hanna 156 (+12)
T60 Daniel Hudson 158 (+14)

Day Two Standings

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Heading into Wednesday’s final round of the NCAA Regionals, the Kansas men’s golf team will remain in sole possession of 10th place, shooting a 301 (+13) on Tuesday. Despite the par-72, 7,514-yard Ol’ Colony Golf Course presenting its challenges, the Jayhawks still lead the 13-team field in pars recorded with a two-day total of 114.

“We played better today, but are still a ways back,” KU head coach Jamie Bermel said. “Our guys played a little more relaxed today. We continued to struggle on the greens. These are tough greens to read and it seems like we are just not putting that well.”
Leading the way for the Jayhawks in senior Connor Peck who remains on the verge of another strong finish, after shooting a 73 (+1) on Tuesday. His two-round total of 147 (+3) puts him in a tie for 26th, where he stands just one stroke behind a top-20 spot.
Behind Peck is freshman Charlie Hillier. After struggling in the first round, Hillier found his rhythm again on Tuesday, shooting a 73 (+1), which moved him up 16 slots on the leaderboard, where he currently stands tied for 50th.
Following Hillier is senior Ben Welle, who will look to regain his form in Wednesday’s final round of the event. Welle recorded an 80 (+8) Tuesday, giving him a total score of 155 (+11) through the first two rounds. Welle is tied for 53rd.
Kansas junior Chase Hanna carded a 76 (+4) on Tuesday, which was an improvement of four strokes from Monday, which helped him remain in sole possession of 58th-place on the individual leaderboard at 156 (+12). Rounding off the group of Jayhawks representing Kansas is sophomore Daniel Hudson, who shot 79 (+7) in each of his first two rounds and is tied for 60th at 158 (+14).
The top five teams, and top six individuals not on one of those five teams, from the NCAA Regionals will advance to the NCAA Championship, May 27-June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon. In the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional, Georgia (-10) holds a three shot lead over South Carolina (-7) followed by Kentucky (-1), Alabama (E) and Auburn (+8) to round out the top five.
Though the leaderboard may change team-wise, Peck is currently within one shot of the top-six individuals not on a top-five team heading into Wednesday’s final round.
Live stats and up-to-date standings of the NCAA Regional’s final round on Wednesday will be available on golfstat.com.
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