Pac-10 Men's Golf Dominating Second Day Regional Action
May 16, 2009
The Pac-10 men's golf teams continued to hold on to the lead as Washington and Arizona State held strong on to their first-place spots.
Washington, competing in the Central Regional, holds an eight-stroke lead after play was suspended. Husky Nick Taylor continues to lead UW shooting even-par through the 11th hole to retain his score of 5-under.
UCLA maintains its second place standing, shooting even-par on the day.
Arizona continues to lead to West Regional field. The Sun Devils shot a two-day total of 22-under 554, six strokes off second place Oregon. The Ducks finished the day 16-under, after Isaiah Telles shot a 67 in the second round.
Sun Devil Jesper Kennegard leads the West Regional field, carding a 10-under 134 (66-68).
USC, the No. 1 seed in the West Regional, is sitting in fifth place at 7-under, 15 strokes off the leader. The Beavers more in to a tie for 10th place with a 7-over 583, besting their second-round total by 17 stokes.
The Wildcat's Tarquin MacManus strengthened his individual lead in the Southeast Regional, besting the second competition by five stokes. MacManus shot a 66 in the second round for a two-day total of 13-under 129 (63-66).
Arizona is two shots back from the regional leader and host UCF.Stanford moved into fifth place in the Southwest Regional, shooting a two-day total of 25-over 593. Bay Area rival California, also competing in the Southwest Regional, vaulted into a tie for seventh finishing the round with a 28-over 596.
Regional competition concludes Saturday. Check out www.golfstat.com for updates on all nine Conference teams competing.