Stanford in Second Place After First Round of The Prestige at PGA West
Oct. 11, 2009
LA QUINTA, Calif. - Stanford's men's golf team shot a six-under par team round of 282 today at the first round of the Prestige at PGA West and are two strokes behind first place UCLA heading into tomorrow's action.
Stanford junior Sihwan Kim is tied for the individual lead with Johan de Beer of TBU after firing a 4-under round of 68 today. Kim had seven birdies on his card , including five on the back nine.
Graham Brockington and Wilson Bowen along with freshmen Andre DeDecker and Steven Kearney are competing as inviduals. Brockington is tied for 43rd place after an opening round 75. DeDecker, a native of Cape Town, South Africa, shot a 79 today in his first round as a collegian while Kearney finished with a 81 in his inaugural round.
Wilson Bowen, seeing his first action of the season, shot a 12-over 78.
The Prestige at PGA West continues tomorrow before wrapping up on Tuesday.