WSU Ends First Round of PING Cougar Classic in Sixth
PROVO, Utah – The Washington State men's golf team carded 4-under par 284 in the first round of the PING Cougar Classic Friday, April 22, to highlight the first day of play for the Cougs at the Riverside Country Club.
The Cougars had to battle through two weather delays in the first round but were still able to shoot under par in the opening round of the PING Cougar Classic, carding 4-under. WSU ended the first round in sixth place on the team leaderboard, as the Cougars had four golfers shoot par-or-better.
Freshman Peter Jung shot a team-best 2-under 70 to end the opening round tied for 17th on the player leaderboard. Jung collected three-straight birdies on the back nine to help him shoot 3-under over his final nine holes of play on Friday.
Sophomores Preston Bebich and Jaden Cantafio closed the first round of play at the PING Cougar Classic in a tie for 26th, as each WSU golfer shot 1-under 71. Redshirt senior Max Sekulic finished one stroke behind Bebich and Cantafio in the first round, ending his first go-around the course at the Riverside Country Club tied for 36th.
Host BYU held a three-stroke lead over San Diego at the end of the first round, as the Cougars from Provo shot 18-under 270. BYU's David Timmins finished the opening round of the PING Cougar Classic in first place on the player leaderboard after shooting 9-under 63.
The second round of the PING Cougar Classic was suspended due to darkness. Play will resume Saturday, April 23, at 8 a.m. PT. Fans can follow all of the action at GolfStat.com.
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