Five Former Bruins Compete at Nissan Open

Feb. 15, 2007

Five former UCLA All-Americans, now professional golfers, competed in the opening round of the Nissan Open Thursday at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

Steve Conway, John Merrick, Corey Pavin, Tom Pernice, Jr. and Duffy Waldorf participated in the annual event at the historic club.

Merrick and Conway were paired together, and current UCLA Head Coach O.D. Vincent served as Conway's caddy. Merrick posted a 74 (+3) and Conway had a 75 (+4).

Pernice posted the best score of the group, a one-under par 71 and was tied for 33rd place entering Friday's second round. Pavin, who won the event in 1994 and '95, carded a 72 (+1). Waldorf signed for a 75 (+5).

Second round action continues on Friday and players making the 36-hole cut will continue through the weekend.

For results click here.

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