Bears Improve to Sixth On Day Two of Southwestern Invite
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – California men's golf is tied for sixth with one round to play at the Southwestern Invitational. Freshman Aaron Du improved six strokes from the first round to shoot a 70 (-2) on Tuesday to lead the Bears in a tie for 15th place.
Du collected four birdies in the second round including three on the back nine and in two of his last four holes. The Beijing, China native improved eight places after beginning the round tied for 23rd and now has a score of 146 (+2). Senior Finigan Tilly also moved up the standings and is now tied for 26th after scoring a 72 (E) on Tuesday, an improvement of five strokes from Monday. He is three strokes behind Du with a total of 149 (+5). Freshman Sampson Zheng (T33) and sophomore Sebastian Iqbal (T52) round out Cal's scorers after shooting a 76 (+4) and 80 (+8) respectively in the penultimate round. Zheng's average 2.88 on par 3s is tied for the lead in the tournament.
With rain in the forecast for Westlake Village, the Bears will look to begin the final round of the Southwestern Invitational on Wednesday at 7:45am. Cal's competitors will tee off in each of the first five groups. Live results can be found here and you can begin watching live coverage at noon PT on Golf Channel. To follow Cal men's golf this season, visit calbears.com, or follow the team on Twitter, and Instagram.