Santa Cruz, Calif. – The San Jose State men’s golf team played round one of the 67th Transamerica/WFG Western Intercollegiate in one-over 351 and were in a three-way tie for fourth place, but finished the day in eighth place (731, +31) after two rounds.
The Spartans took advantage of relatively calm conditions in the morning. Justin Estrada, opened his day with a 68 (-2) carding five birdies, a bogey and a double bogey. In the afternoon, he was only able to get one birdie. He also recorded four bogeys and a double bogey to finish the day in a tie for 17th place (143, +3).
Daniel Semmler is also in 17th place, (143, +3). He shot an even-par 70 with four birdies and four bogeys in round one. He had three birdies and as many bogeys in the second round, but a triple bogey on the 11th was the difference on his card.
Three birdies and five bogeys set Connor Covington at (+2, 72) after round-one. He played round two in +3, 73 with four bogeys and a birdie. Covington is at 145 (+5) and in a tie for 31st place.
Cody Blick shot the Spartans lowest round of the day, a three-under 67 in round one after carding five birdies and two bogeys. Round two was a 10-over 80 and Blick currently sits in a tie for 41st place (147, +7).
Landon Polterock had a birdie in round one on his way to a 74 (+4). His second round also had a birdie, but he carded a 79 (+9) and is in a tie for 71st place (153, +13).
With a 76 and 81, Taylor Bromley is in a tie for 84th at 17-over (157). Bromley carded the team’s only eagle of the day, a three on the 502-yard, ninth hole, but his up and down card only had seven pars. He added a birdie on the second hole in round two, but came home with an 81.
Scores were higher in the afternoon round. Twenty-one players broke par in the first round, but with gusting winds, there were only four under par scores in round two.
UCLA leads with a 702 (+2) and have a nine-shot lead over California 711 (+11). Pontus Widegren is the low individual 135 (-5).
The final 18 holes take place Sunday, April 14. The shotgun start is scheduled for 8:15 a.m. Live scoring is available at www.golfstat.com.
67th Transamerica WFG/Western Intercollegiate
Pasatiempo Golf Club
|2. California||711 (+11)|
|3. Stanford||717 (+17)|
|4. San Diego State||718 (+18)|
|5. Southern California||724 (+24)|
|6. Washington||728 (+28)|
|7. Denver||730 (+30)|
|8. San Jose State||731 (+31)|
|9. Fresno State||736 (+36)|
|10. Oregon||737 (+37)|
|11. Arizona State||739 (+39)|
|T12. UC Irvine||742 (+42)|
|T12. Hawai'i||742 (+42)|
|14. UTEP||752 (+52)|
|1. Pontus Widegren, UCLA||135 (-5)|
|2. Pedro Figueiredo, UCLA||136 (-4)|
|T3. Lorens Chan, UCLA||137 (-3)|
|T3. Riccardo Michelini, SDSU||137 (-3)|
|T3. Sam Smith, Southern Cal||137 (-3)|
|San Jose State|
|T17. Justin Estrada||143 (+3)|
|T17. Daniel Semmler||143 (+3)|
|T31. Connor Covington||145 (+5)|
T41. Cody Blick
|T71. Landon Polterock|| |
|T84. Tayor Bromley||157 (+17)|