Georgia rallies to win Morris Williams by one

Harris English tied the course record at the University of Texas Golf Club with his final-round 6-under 65.

Harris English tied the course record at the University of Texas Golf Club with his final-round 6-under 65.

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RankNameSchoolRating
1Joey GarberGeorgia  68.65 
2Robby SheltonAlabama  68.65 
3Patrick RodgersStanford  68.71 
4Ollie SchniederjansGA Tech  68.85 
5Cameron WilsonStanford  69.10 

Men's Team Rankings »

RankNameRatingEvents
1Alabama 68.97 
2Georgia Tech 69.68 
3Georgia 69.68 
4Oklahoma State 69.77  10 
5California 69.86  11 
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Georgia overcame a 15-shot deficit Tuesday at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate to claim its second team title of the year.

The Bulldogs, ranked No. 18 by Golfweek, were at 26-over 878 at the University of Texas Golf Club in Austin, Texas, just one shot better than No. 6 Texas. Georgia started the day in seventh place, but made up the deficit with a final-round even-par 284. Texas A&M was third at 31-over 883 and Texas Tech was fourth at 32-over 884.

Top-ranked Oklahoma State finished ninth at 49-over 901.

Junior Harris English played a big role in Georgia’s victory, shooting a 6-under 65 to win the individual title by five shots. It’s the second win for English this season, and the fourth of his career.

English carded seven birdies in his final-round 65. That round tied the lowest round ever at the Club, set by Texas’ Bobby Hudson at the 2008 Morris Williams Intercollegiate.

English finished the tournament at 1-under 212, beating Texas Tech junior Nils Floren and Texas A&M senior Andrea Pavan by five shots. Texas Tech senior Chris Ward was another shot back at 5-over 217, with three players tied for fifth at 6-over 219, including English’s teammate, freshman Bryden Macpherson.

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