Bruins Fifth After 36 Holes at Pac-10 Championship
April 26, 2010
Through 36 holes at the 51st Pac-10 Men's Golf Championship at Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, AZ, UCLA was in fifth place.
The fourth-ranked Bruins posted a 36-hole score of 693 (-17) and were 18 shots behind first-place Stanford. The top-ranked Cardinal blistered the 7,057-yard course in 35-under par 675 and led host Arizona State (688, -22) by 13 shots. USC was third at 689 (-21), followed by fourth-place Washington at 690 (-20). Oregon was sixth at 703 (-7), followed by Cal and Oregon State at 704 (-6). Arizona was ninth at 709 (-1) and Washington State was 10th at 722 (+12).
Individually, four of UCLA's six players were under par after two rounds. Freshman Pontus Widegren led the way at seven-under par 135 after posting rounds of 68-67. In 36 holes of play, Widegren had just two bogeys. Sophomore Gregor Main was tied for 12th at 137 (-5) following rounds of 68-69. Freshman Mario Clemens was tied for 16th at 138 (-4) after carding rounds of 65-73. In the second round, Clemens was cruising along at four-under par before posting double-bogeys at the 16 and 17th holes. His collegiate career best round of 65 in the morning included an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys. Sophomore Alex Shi Yup Kim was tied for 25th place a two-under 140 following scores of 68-72. Finally, junior Connor Driscoll and freshman Pedro Figueiredo were tied for 40th at two-over par 142.