Men's Golf Ends Round One of The Goodwin in a tie for 15th
STANFORD, Calif. – The Washington State men's golf team sits in a tie for 15th place after 18 holes of play at The Goodwin. The Cougars carded 1-over; 281 in the first round Thursday, March 24, to open the three-day tournament, which is being played at the Stanford Golf Course.
Freshman Peter Jung paces the Cougars at the end of the first round. The Honolulu, Hawai'i native shot 1-under; 69 during his first go-around at the Stanford Golf Course. Jung played extremely well on the back nine, shooting 3-under par over his final nine holes. The freshman opens Friday's second round in a tie for 41st on the player leaderboard.
Junior Pono Yanagi got his day started by carding even-par; 70 in the first round to finish tied for 58th. Redshirt senior Max Sekulic and sophomore Jaden Cantafio each shot 1-over; 71 on Thursday to end their day tied for 71st. Sophomore Preston Bebich rounded out play for WSU on Thursday, by carding 3-over; 73.
Host Stanford leads the 28-team field after one round of play at The Goodwin. The Cardinal shot 12-under; 268 in the first round to hold a two-stroke lead over SMU heading into Friday's second round. Stanford's Barclay Brown and San Jose State's Kristopher Stiles are tied for first place after 18 holes of play, as each golfer carded 6-under; 64 in the first round.
Washington State gets the second round of The Goodwin started at 12 p.m. PT Friday, March 25. Fans can follow all the action at GolfStat.com.
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