Bulldog golfers stand out at US Open

Reed fires ace, Thompson contends for lead

Seven current or former Georgia Bulldog golfers were in the field when the US Open Golf Tournament began Thursday: play continues today at Winged Foot in New York, with one of those former Bulldogs—Patrick Reed—one shot out of the lead. Reed had a hole-in-one in his Thursday round of 66.

From Steve Hummer, AJC…

For much of Thursday morning during the U.S. Open’s opening round, a Georgia Bulldogs college player crashed the very exclusive penthouse of this leaderboard.

As Davis Thompson birdied Nos. 6-7-8 at Winged Foot (New York), then went to 4 under with another on No. 11, the whole golf world was seeing what former Bulldog Brendon Todd knew all along.

“He definitely has been one of the most mature kids I’ve seen go through college in my time,” Todd said.

For the better part of the morning, Thompson led the field at what just may be the most demanding major tournament of them all. Read more… https://bit.ly/3hJjvsD

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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