Play begins Saturday at 10 a.m. at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga.
NeSmith ties for seventh for third straight top-10 finish
Gamecocks in 10th place with play to resume Tuesday at 7:30 a.m.
Carolina enters event with four straight top-three finishes
- 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
- 2013 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar
- 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
- 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
- 2011 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll
|Moore's Career Bests|
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Played in five team events...Turned in a stroke average of 75.33...Season-best finish at a team event was a tie for 27th showing at the Palmetto Intercollegiate...Tied for 49th with rounds of 75-78-76=229 (+16) to help lead the Gamecocks to a win at the Wendy's Kiawah Classic...Played in the Savannah Quarters Individual and finished tied for 13th with rounds of 73-75-78=226 (+10)...Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll...Earned Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar Honors.
Played in two tournaments...Posted a stroke average of 75.33...Qualified for season-opening Carpet Capital Collegiate and finished tied for 50th with rounds of 70-81-77=228 (+12)...Tied for 51st at the Mason Rudolph Championship, shooting rounds of 74-78-72=224 (+11).
Competed in six varsity tournaments and one Garnet Team event... Had two top-20 finishes as a freshman...Earned best career finish and posted season-best total at first collegiate event, shooting 72-72-70=214 at Mason Rudolph Championship to tie for 17th place along with teammate Dean Hester... Earned a second top-20 finish playing as an individual at the Insperity Augusta State Invitational with rounds of 73-73-71=217... Just missed a third top-20 but shot his best varsity round of the year in the final round of the SEC Championship, posting a weekend total of 73-76-69=218 to tie for 21st in his first appearance at the league tournament... Almost had another top-20 at the Kiawah Intercollegiate, shooting 74-73-83=230 to tie for 22nd place... In his one Garnet Team appearance, finished as runner-up at the Barefoot at the Beach with rounds of 74-68-65=207... Final season scoring average was 74.89, ranking third on the squad.
PRIOR TO SOUTH CAROLINA
Was a six-year letterwinner for Wando High School... Two-year member of all-state team... Named The Post and Courier Golfer of the Year in 2010... Winner of Patriot Invitational... 2009 South Carolina Junior Amateur Champion... Runner-up at Charleston City Amateur Championship... Won five times in 2008 and 2009, including the 2009 Blade Junior and 2008 George Holliday... Finished fourth at 2008 SCJGA Players Championship... Finished in the top 30% of his high school class.
Full name is Caulder Davis Moore... Parents are Richard and Pauline Moore... Has a brother, Jackson, and a sister, Kristen... Plans to major in sports marketing... Chose South Carolina because he has always loved the school and been a Gamecock fan.
|Moore's Career Stats|
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