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Duke Finishes Second Round at Norman Regional

Duke Finishes Second Round at Norman Regional

NORMAN, Okla. – After another under-par round at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club, the Duke men’s golf team has moved to 8-under for the NCAA Norman Regional. Heading into the final day of play on Wednesday, the Blue Devils are just two shots outside of the top five. William Love paced Duke on Tuesday, finishing at 3-under, 69, for his second round.


  • Duke was one of 10 teams to post an under-par round on Tuesday, as the Blue Devils finished with a 3-under, 285.
  • Three Duke individuals are inside the top 18 on the individual leaderboard, led by Kelly Chinn, who is tied for 12th at 3-under, 141.
  • William Love was the low Blue Devil on Tuesday, signing for a 3-under, 69. The freshman bounced back from an opening-round, 73, rolling in five birdies in the second round. Love got into red numbers immediately, birding his first hole of the day, No. 10. Birdies on both of the par-5’s on the back-nine helped off set a bogey on No. 17, as he made the turn at 2-under. The Atlanta, Ga., native reached as low as 4-under after back-to-back birdies on No. 5 and 6, but dropped back to 3-under on No. 7, before closing out the round with two pars.
  • Ian Siebers played steady golf for a long stretch to begin his day, opening with 13 consecutive pars, before getting under-par with a birdie on the par-5 fifth. Two more birdies, including a 50-foot chip-in on No. 7, pushed the junior to 3-under, before a bogey on his final hole of the day wrapped up a 2-under, 70.
  • The third round of even-par of better came courtesy of Chinn, who carded an even-par, 72, on Tuesday. The sophomore began his day with seven straight pars, before making the turn at 2-over. Chinn battled back during his final nine holes of the day, rolling in birdies on No. 3 and No. 5 to reach even-par. He ended his round with four more pars to cap off his round.
  • Ethan Evans reached red numbers with a birdie on the par-5 13th, before making the turn at even-par following a bogey on No. 17. The freshman took advantage of another par-5, rolling in another birdie on No. 5 and scattered three bogeys on the front nine to finish his day at 2-over, 74.
  • Also for Duke, Luke Sample finished at 2-over, 74, on Tuesday. 


  • Following Tuesday’s round, Duke enters the final day of regional play on Wednesday trailing fifth-place North Florida by…


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