WSU Sits in Ninth After 36 Holes of Play at the Husky Invitational
BREMERTON, Wash. – Washington State men's golfer Max Sekulic got his 2021-22 season off to a fine start, as the redshirt senior sits in a tie for eighth place at the 2021 Husky Invitational after two rounds of play. The Cougars enter the final round in ninth place on the team leaderboard after carding one-over par; 577 through their first 36 holes of play at Gold Mountain Golf Club.
Sekulic came out firing on all cylinders in WSU's first tournament of the season, as the Rycroft, Alberta native carded under par in both of Monday's rounds. Sekulic collected seven birdies through his first 18 holes of play to help him shoot three-under par; 69 in round one. Sekulic was just as impressive in the second round, as he landed five birdies to card two-under par; 70. The redshirt senior goes into Tuesday's final round in a tie for eighth place after shooting five-under par; 139.
Washington State carded 289 (+1) during its first 18 holes of play at the Husky Invitational. WSU followed the first round up by shooting an even par; 288 in the second round. The Cougs will open Wednesday's third round in ninth place.
Sophomore Preston Bebich finished under-par through 36 holes at the Husky Invitational, as the Gig Harbor, Washington native sits at one-under; 143 heading into the final round. Bebich began his day by shooting even par in the first round, before carding one-under; 71 during his second go-around the course at Gold Mountain Golf Club. The sophomore will begin the third round in a tie for 26th on the player leaderboard.
Junior Yuya Eguchi carded one-over par; 73 in both rounds to end his day in a tie for 39th. Eguchi got his day started by collecting four birdies in the first round, then went on to land five more in the afternoon.
Junior Pono Yanagi and freshman Peter Jung sit in a tie for 11th in the Husky Individual Invitational, as both ended at two-under par; 142. Yanagi got his day started by shooting two-under par; 70 before carding even par; 72 in the second round. Jung, who was making his WSU debut on Monday, carded three-under par; 69 in the second round.
Washington sits atop the team leaderboard after two rounds of play at the Husky Invitational, as the Huskies have posted a two-round score of 553 (-23). UW's RJ Manke enters tomorrow's final round in first place, as he has collected a two-round score 135 (-9).
The third round of the Husky Invitational will tee off this Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 8 a.m. PT. Fans can fallow all the action at GolfStat.com.
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