Men's Golf In 10th At Oregon Duck Invitational
March 26, 2007
Eugene, Ore. - The Stanford men's golf team shot rounds of 300 and 297 on the first day of competition at the Oregon Duck Invitational and are currently 10th (597). USC took the 36-hole lead by shooting rounds of 282-295 for a 577 total. Rounding out the top five were Oregon State (579), Oregon (580), UCLA (587), Arizona State (590) and Arizona (590).
Players competed in chilly conditions with intermittent showers and temperatures in the upper 40s at the par-72, 7,033-yard Eugene Country Club.
Matt Savage (75-74) and Daniel Lim (72-77) led the Cardinal today and are tied for 23rd overall with a 149. Freshman Joseph Bramlett (77-73) and senior Zack Miller (76-74) are one stroke back with a 150 and tied for 31st. Cardinal Rob Grube checks in tied for 49th with a 153 (77-76) while Matt Shin is tied for 66th with a 161 (81-80).
In the individual race, only six players shot par or better. Matt Ma, Kevin Chappell and Jamie Lovemark were joined by three players at even-par 144: Alex Prugh of Washington, Michael Jensen of California and Knut Borsheim of Arizona State. Oregon's Ma holds a one shot lead over UCLA's Chappell heading into the final round.
Tomorrow's final round will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.
Team Standings - 1, USC, 282-295-577. 2, Oregon State, 287-292-579. 3, Oregon, 287-293-580. 4, UCLA, 291-296-587. T5, Arizona, 290-300-590; Arizona State, 294-296-590. 7, Washington, 292-299-591. 8, California, 291-301-592. 9, San Diego State, 298-297-595. 10, Stanford, 300-297-597. 11, Washington State, 303-295-598. 12, Pacific, 322-307-629.