WASHINGTON - Georgetown University's men's golf program finished up its second day at the Golfweek Program Challenge held at True Blue Golf Club in Myrtle Beach, S.C. After a first round total of 300 Georgetown recovered on day two to shoot a 288, the fourth best score overall.
With a two day combined total of 588 Georgetown sits in 11th place out of 12 teams but is just three shots off from a tie for sixth. Cambell leads the event with a 4-under 572, while Jacksonville State sits second with a 2-under 574.
The Golfweek Program Challenge is a unique event, bringing together the men's and women's teams from both programs to compete for a tournament championship in their independent 54-hole events. The men's and women's final scores will be combined to crown an overall event champion.
Individually Georgetown's Curtis Loop (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) rebounded from a rough day one to post one of the day's top scores with a 69. Loops sits tied for 30th overall. Meanwhile fellow captain Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) was one stroke back of Loop with a 70 and is tied at 28th overall. Closing out the round for the Hoyas was Gregory Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) with a 72, Brian Tohir (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) with a 77 and Charlie vonArentschildt (Scottsdale, Ariz./Deerfield Academy) with an 81.
The Golfweek Program Challenge finishes up play on Tuesday, September 11.