Men’s Golf: Dawgs Finish Second in Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach

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Men’s Golf: Dawgs Finish Second in Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach

UGA golfer Greyson Sigg
UGA golfer Greyson Sigg finish 2nd in the Carmel cup.
Photo: Stephen Colquitt/Georgia Sports Communications

The Georgia men’s golf team opened the fall portion of its 2016-17 schedule by placing second in The Carmel Cup at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Sunday.
The Bulldogs — who are rated No. 6 by Golfstat and No. 9 by Golfweek — shot a final round 4-under 356 to wind up at 30-under 1,050. Oklahoma State, on the strength of a 16-under 344 Sunday, won at 38-under 1,042. The tournament format consisted of six players competing with five counting (as opposed to the typical five players with four counters).
Senior Greyson Sigg paced the Bulldogs as he came in second at 12-under 204, including a third-round 3-under 69. Sigg finished two shots in back of Texas Tech’s Fredrick Nilehn.
Junior Tye Waller carded a 1-under 71 in the final round to place a career-best eighth at 7-under 209. Freshman Spencer Ralston notched a 2-under 70 to come in 11th at 6-under 210. Junior Zach Healy took 18th at 4-under 212 following his even-par 72. Senior Jaime Lopez Rivarola (3-over 75) and freshman Will Chandler (2-over 74) rounded out the scoring at 2-over 216 and 4-over 218, respectively.
The Bulldogs will return to action Sept. 18-20 in the Franklin American Mortgage Intercollegiate at The Grove in Nashville, Tenn.

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Greg is closing in on 11 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.