UW Men's Golf Recaps From Friday
June 25, 2010
SEATTLE -- Several Husky golfers past and present continued their runs at tournaments around the nation on Friday. Alex Prugh and Nick Taylor wrapped up the second round of the PGA Travelers Championship, Richard Lee finish the third round at the Northeast Amateur Invitational and five Huskies wrapped up four days of action at the WSGA Men's Amateur Championship.
UW alum Alex Prugh advanced to weekend action at the PGA Travelers Championship being hosted at TPC River Highlands outside of Hartford, Conn. by finishing the second round at 4-under 136 overall. His 5-under 65 on Friday helped counter his first round 1-over 71 on Thursday. Prugh is tied for 34th and 10 strokes behind leader Justin Rose.
Taylor failed to make it past the second round by just one stroke after ending up -1 (71-68-139) overall.
At White Horse Golf Course in Kingston, Wash., Chris Williams was the top Husky finisher at the WSGA Men's Amateur Championship with a third-place showing at +3 overall. Williams led after three rounds, but shot a 4-over 76 on Friday to finish five strokes behind winner Jeremy Wendelken.
UW alum Derek Berg finished one stroke behind Williams (+4, 292) to tie for fourth, while Jens Bracht was 15th (+17, 305), Charlie Hughes was 18th (+21, 309) and Dylan Goodwin tied for 26th (+24, 312).
Across the country at the Northeastern Men's Amateur Championship in Providence, R.I., Lee remains in contention for the title just four strokes off the lead. Lee is tied for 10th and is even overall for the tournament after three rounds. Lee is scheduled to tee off at 12:19 p.m. ET at Wannamoisett Country Club on Saturday.