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Day One (36 Hole) Recap From Men's Golf in Florida

Mar 15, 2021
Mason Andersen now has 18 eagles in his career after posting two on Monday.

2021 Valspar Invitational Golfstat Leaderboard

The Sun Devil men's golf team  is tied for sixth after 36 holes Monday at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational held at Floridian National Golf Club in Palm City, Fla., led by the sophomore Ryggs Johnston who fired the best round of the day (7-under 64) in the 63-player field and the best round of his young career.

How good was Johnston's 64? There were 126 rounds shot on Monday, and only two other players shot 65. The average score in the first two rounds was 72.37.

SOPHOMORE RYGGS JOHNSTON BEST ROUNDS
64/-7, Valspar Collegiate (Mar. 15, 2021/second round)
67/-5, Amer Ari Invitational (Feb. 6, 2020/first round)

67/-5, Mea Lanakila Individual (Sept. 15, 2019/third round)
68/-4, Amer Ari Intercollegiate (Feb. 3, 2021/second round)
68/-3, Querencia Cabo Collegiate (Mar. 3, 2020/third round)

69/-3, Amer Ari Intercollegiate (Feb. 4, 2021/third round)
69/-2, Trinity Forest Invitational (Sept. 24, 2019/third round)
69/-3, Tavistock Invitational (Oct. 22, 2019/third round)

ASU at 5-under 563 (284-279) trails SMU who shot a 17-under 551 (278-273). Play finishes Tuesday with holes.

 

SUN DEVIL CAREER BIRDIES (1993-94 TO PRESENT)
671, Jon Rahm (2012-16)
556, Alejando Canizares (2002-06)
533, Niklas Lemke (2003-07)
514, Alex del Rey (2016-20)
505, Chun An Yu (2016-21)

 

SUN DEVIL CAREER EAGLES (1993-94 TO PRESENT)
39, Jon Rahm (2012-16)
26, Alex del Rey (2016-20)
20, Max Rottluff (2012-16)
18, Mason Andersen (2017-21)
16, Scott Pinckney (2007-11)
16, Blake Wagoner (2016-21)
16, Niklas Lemke (2003-07)

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VALSPAR COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL
MAR. 15-16, 2021
FLORIDIAN NATIONAL GOLF CLUB
PAR-72/7,114 YARDS
PALM CITY, FL
11-TEAM FIELD (GOLFSTAT RANKINGS)
SMU (10) 278-273=551/-17
Florida State (1) 279-275=554/-14
Wake Forest (3) 282-274=556/-12
Ohio State 273-285=558/-10
Pepperdine (4) 276-284=560/-8
Arizona State (7) 284-279=563/-5
South Florida (29) 271-292=563/-5
Clemson (9) 280-283=563/-5
Duke (36) 282-289=571/+3
Houston (33) 292-299=591/+23
Marquette 299-294=593/+25

TOURNAMENT LEADER/SUN DEVIL SCORES
1. Alex Fitzpatrick, Wake Forest 67-66=133/-9
T6. Ryggs Johnston 73-64=137/-5
T14. Mason Andersen 69-71=140/-2
T29. Chun An Yu 70-73=143/+1
T38. Cameron Sisk 75-71=146/+4
T42. David Puig 72-76=148/+6