February 22, 1999
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Florida State men’s golf team is in 14th place after two rounds of the San Juan Shoot-out in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Seminoles fired a second-round team score of 300 to stand seven strokes ahead of Penn State at 604. The tournament, played at the Rio Mar Country Club, features ten teams ranked in the Golfweek Top 30.
Sophomore Mark Donaldson leads the Seminoles after carding rounds of 73 and 72, respectively. Donaldson, the No.1 player on the team, is tied for 27th with five other golfers. Craig Cochran, a senior from Rosemont, PA, shot a second-round 74 to stand tied for 42nd with a two-day total of 149. Guy Bradley is tied for 70th at 154 in second tournament as a collegiate. Kris Hannah, a sophomore from Tallahassee, FL, is alone in 77th place at 156. John Passmore, playing in his first collegiate event, is tied for 81st after an 80 in his second round.
Clemson University, the No. 1 team in the country, leads ACC-rival Georgia Tech by two strokes going into Tuesday’s final round. Both teams hold a substantial lead over the third place Georgia Bulldogs. The Bulldogs are 12 back of Georgia Tech and 14 back of Clemson.
David Christensen of East Tennessee State holds a one-stroke lead over Michael Hoey of Clemson for the individual title. Christensen fired rounds of 69 and 67 to stand at eight-under par 136 going into the final round on Tuesday.