Ng Leads Card On Day One
LOS CABOS, Mexico - No. 8 Stanford men's golf shot a 3-under 281 on Sunday to end day one at the Cabo Collegiate in a tie for sixth. Senior Ethan Ng led the way with a 4-under 67 and is currently tied for fourth. After 18 holes, Oklahoma State leads the tournament at 13-under and the Cowboys' Brian Stark is the individual leader following a 6-under 65.
All five Cardinal had at least three birdies on the day, led by Ng's six. Ng was 5-under through his first eight holes, but finished with two bogeys and a birdie over his final 10 holes to finish with his 67, his second-best round of the season. Sophomore Michael Thorbjornsen is again inside the Top 20, finishing the day in a tie for 19th after a 2-under 69. For Thorbjornsen it was his fifth round of the season in the 60s.
Playing in his 102nd career round, sixth-year senior Henry Shimp carded an even-par 71 and is tied for 36th. Shimp has played 11 of 19 rounds this season at even-par or better.
Monday's second round will be a shotgun start at 7 a.m. PT. The Cardinal will play with Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Texas Tech.
Cabo Collegiate (Cove Club, par 71)
|Name||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Total|
|T6. Stanford||281 (-3)||--||--||281 (-3)|
|T4. Ethan Ng||67 (-4)||--||--||67 (-4)|
|T19. Michael Thorbjornsen||69 (-2)||--||--||69 (-2)|
|T36. Henry Shimp||71 (E)||--||--||71 (E)|
|T58. Nate Menon||74 (+3)||--||--||74 (+3)|
|T67. Alex Yang||76 (+5)||--||--||76 (+5)|