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April 27, 2013

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VALDOSTA — Aragon goes saves tourney, makes cut

The winner of the Webcom Tour’s WNB Golf Classic in Texas two weeks ago, Alex Aragon struggled with a 2-over par opening round. On Friday, Aragon salvaged his tournament and shot even par to make the cut. Aragon is currently 2-under par for the tournament, tied for 51st.

Mulroy withdraws

2009 South Georgia Classic champion Garth Mulroy withdrew from the South Georgia Classic following nine holes on Friday. Mulroy double bogeyed the par-3 No. 14 and finished his first nine holes — he started on No. 10 — with four straight pars. Then he withdrew for unknown reasons. He was 1-over par for the tournament when he withdrew, just two strokes behind the cut line.

Wilkinson disqualified

Tim Wilkinson was disqualified from the tournament prior to the start of the second round Friday morning after tournament officials discovered he signed a wrong scoreboard following his Thursday round. Wilkinson had the wrong score written down for a hole, which is ground for a disqualification. He shot an opening round 77 on Thursday.

High of the day

Seth McCain shot an 11-over 83 in Friday’s round, adding to his 4-over 76 from Thursday. He finished the tournament at 15-over par, in sole possession of 155th place. Woody Austin, the 2007 PGA Championship runner-up, shot a 10-over par, along with Reid Edstrom, in Friday’s second round. Austin finished the tournament at 6-over par, while Edstrom finished at 11-over par.

Past champions miss cut

None of the four past South Georgia Classic champions will be in this year’s field. While Garth Mulroy withdrew from the event, all the other past champions are also going home this weekend after missing the cut.

Bryan DeCorso, the 2008 winner, shot even-par this weekend but finished the event at 7-over par. Ewan Porter, the 2010 champion, shot a disastrous 6-over on Friday and missed the cut at 8-over par. John Kimbell, the 2007 champion, shot a even par Friday and missed the cut at 2-over par.

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