Zack Miller Leads Men's Golf At NCAA Championships
June 1, 2005
Owning Mills, Md. - The Stanford men's golf team got things started with a 296 (+16) in the first round of the 2005 NCAA Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club (Par 70, 7131 yards). Georgia leads the field after firing a six-under 274 to take a 5-stroke advantage over Tennessee, followed by Arizona at 282 (+2) and UNLV and Coastal Carolina at 284 (+4).
The NCAA Championship is a 72-hole event, played over four days. Wednesday's weather for the area was partly sunny and 76 degrees.
Individually, the Cardinal were led by sophomore golfer Zack Miller who carded an even par 70 on Wednesday to sit in a tie for 21st overall. Freshman Rob Grube, 2005 NCAA West Regional individual champion, shot a one-over par 71 and is tied for 33rd in the overall standings. Senior Kevin Blue checks in tied for 123rd with a 76 (+6) while teammates Pat Phillips and Matt Savage are tied for 143rd with a 79 (+9).
Second round action gets under way tomorrow with live stats available at www.golfstat.com.