Husky Golfers Complete First Round At Pacific Coast Amateur
Aug. 1, 2006
Bixler finished the first 18 holes tied for 37th after shooting three-over 74 and five strokes behind leaders Ben Fox and Matt Savage. Prugh, the tournament's defending champion, shot seven-over 78 and finished the day nine strokes behind the leaders. Prugh won the Pacific Coast Amateur title last year by three shots at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.
The 72-hole stroke-play event continues Wednesday and wraps up Friday. Prugh will tee off in the second round Wednesday at 7:48 a.m. while Bixler will tee off at 8:03 a.m.
Fellow Husky Erik Olson will begin play at the Western Amateur on Wednesday in Benton Harbor, Mich.