The Clemson Tigers are in the lead at their own tournament going into the final round. The Tigers posted a tournament best round of 8-under par 280 to stretch their lead to five shots over Georgia Tech. Alabama remains in third place eight shots behind the Tigers.
James Clark of Georgia Tech shot a 3-under par round of 69 to move into a tie with William Rainey of the College of Charleston for the individual lead in the tournament. The two enter the final round standing at 3-under par.
Clemson’s Carson Young fired a 3-under par 69 to move into third place just one shot behind the leaders. Young won his first college tournament two weeks ago when he came from behind in the final round to win the Furman Intercollegiate.
Tiger senior Austin Langdale stayed in the chase for medalist honors with a 1-under par 71 to finished the first two rounds at 1-under.
Langdale is joined in a tie for fourth place with Alabama golfer Jonathan Hardee from Greenville. Hardee shot a 3-under par 69 to move up eight places on the leader board.
Clemson freshman Doc Redman is tied with five other golfers including teammate Josh Fickes, who is playing as an individual entrant, in seventh place.
The 14th ranked Tigers will be trying to win their fifth tournament in a row and their sixth event of the 2016-2017 season on Sunday.
The tournament at The Cliffs at Keowee Vinyards is open to the public and free of charge. The three leading teams, Clemson, Georgia Tech and Alabama will tee off in the final round from the first tee starting at 10:10 am.
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