STILLWATER, OK - James White shot a 5-under 67 on Tuesday to lead Georgia Tech to a three-stroke lead after the first round of the NCAA men's golf championships.
The No. 4-ranked Yellow Jackets shot a 5-under 283 at Karsten Creek Golf Club. Second-ranked UCLA was next, followed by No. 3 Alabama in third with an even-par 288.
Oklahoma State, which has been ranked No. 1 all season and is playing on its home course, is in eighth, nine strokes off the lead. Defending champion Augusta State sits in ninth.
White birdied five of the first nine holes, including a 35-foot putt on the par-4 No. 5. He also made birdie putts on Nos. 14, 16 and 18.