Troy Tied For Third After First Two Rounds Of Pac-10 Championships
April 25, 2005
The USC men's golf team, led by a pair of under par performances from Taylor Wood and Tyler Ley, finished tied for third after the 36-hole first day at the 2005 Men's Pac-10 Golf Championships at the Walla Walla (Wash.) Country Club on Monday (April 25).
UCLA is the overall leader at a combined 707 (-3) while ASU is two shots back at 709. USC is tied with Cal at 714.
Wood was one of only eight players who broke 70 in the first round of play, coming in at 68 (-3), followed it up with a 71, good for 139 (-4) and tied for fifth individually halfway through the tournament (with eight birdies overall). Ley, meanwhile, shot a 72 (+1) in the first round before shooting a 68 (-3), which included six birdies, to finish at 140 (-2) for the day, good for a tie for seventh overall.
Jordan Nasser and Joshua Wooding both finished at 144 (+2), tied for 21st. Nasser opened with a 75 but finished with a 69 (and four second-round birdies) while Wooding shot a 73 (including one eagle ) and a 71.
Ben Hayes shot a first-round 76 and wrapped up with a 73 for a 149 (tied for 47th) while Bradley Shaw started out with a 74 and finished the first day with a 77 to go into the clubhouse at 151 (tied for 53rd).
The championship continues Tuesday and Wednesday (April 26-27).