LAHAINA, Hawaii --- The No. 11-ranked Georgia men’s golf team remained in third place following the second round of the Ka‘anapali Classic Collegiate Invitational on Saturday.
Led again by junior Spencer Ralston and freshman Trent Phillips on the Royal Ka‘anapali Golf Course’s par-71, 6,700-yard layout on Maui, the Bulldogs posted a 2-under 282 to move to 18-under 550 for the tournament. California has the team lead at 541, followed by North Florida at 544, and Georgia and South Carolina at 550.
Ralston paced the Bulldogs on Saturday as he signed for a 4-under 67, including six birdies. Phillips landed at 2-under 69, finding four birdies, and he is now 10-for-10 with rounds in the 60s to begin his collegiate career with an average of 67.70. Sophomore Davis Thompson added a 1-over 72, followed by freshman Will Kahlstorf at 3-over 74. Sophomore John Hilliard Catanzaro had the Bulldogs’ non-counting score of 6-over 77.
Ralston is one of four players in second at 9-under 133, a stroke shy of North Florida’s Andrew Alligood at 10-under 132, while Phillips is in the 3-way tie for sixth at 8-under 134. Thompson moved to 2-under 140, followed by Kahlstorf at 1-over 143 and Catanzaro at 5-over 147.
Competing as an individual, junior Trevor Phillips fired a 2-over 73 in the second round to go to 1-over 143.
Sunday’s final round will begin at 1:30 p.m. Live results can be found at Golfstat.com.