Bruins Tied for Fourth after Two Rounds at North Ranch
March 1, 2010
The 11th-ranked UCLA men's golf team was tied for fourth place after 36 holes on the first day of the USC Invitational at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village.
The Bruins, who were 12-under par at one point in the second round, finished at 566 (-2) after posting rounds of 284 (E) and 282 (-2). Oregon leads the field at 556 (-12), followed by Arizona State at 561 (-7) and third place Pepperdine at 565 (-3). UCLA was tied with USC and Cal was sixth at 568 (E).
Sophomores Gregor Main and Alex Shi Yup Kim were tied for third place, three shots behind the leaders, at six-under par 136. Kim posted a second round 65 after a morning score of even par 71. Main torched the course for a 65 in the morning round and finished with a 71 in the afternoon. Freshman Pontus Widegren was tied for 39th at 146 (+4) following a pair of 73s, freshman Pedro Figueiredo was tied for 53rd at 148 (+6) following rounds of 75-73 and junior Connor Driscoll was tied for 70th at 152 (+10).
USC's T.J. Vogel was the 36-hole leader at nine-under par 133, followed by Oregon's Eugene Wong at 134 (-8).
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