After yesterday’s second round at the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma, the UCLA Bruins are tied for 23rd. Yesterday, UCLA shot a 9-over 297 for the day.
In order to make the cut which occurs after today’s round, the Bruins will need to move into the top 15. Currently, UCLA is seven strokes out of the top 15 and the team is 13 strokes out of the top 8, which will advance to match play starting on Tuesday.
UCLA will need to play better if the team wants to make today’s cut.
Yesterday, the best two Bruins, Cole Madey and Hidetoshi Yoshihara, each finished up the day shooting a par 72. Meanwhile, Eddy Lai shot a 4-over 76 and Devon Bling shot a 5-over 77.
UCLA’s fifth golfer, Tyler Collier, shot a 7-over 79 yesterday.
Friday’s leader Northwestern shot a 20-over 308 to fall from 1st place to 19th following yesterday’s round. Texas Tech is now the new team leader. Arizona State, who was a stroke behind UCLA after Friday’s first round, is now tied for 13th and is the top Pac-12 team. Stanford, who finished in 14th on Friday, slipped to 18th after yesterday’s action. The Cardinal are five strokes ahead of the Bruins and the Sun Devils are seven strokes ahead of UCLA.
This is your NCAA Men’s Golf Championships, Round Three open thread.
Go Bruins!!! Bring home 117!!!