Tulsa Men Golfers Lead 2013 Desert Shootout
March 21, 2013
Goodyear, Arizona - The Tulsa men's golf team carded an opening round 10-under par score of 274 to lead the 16-team field at the 2013 Desert Shootout as four golfers turned in under-par rounds for the Hurricane on Thursday.
Tulsa's Chris Worrell and Colton Staggs each carded rounds of three-under par 68 for a sixth-place tie, while Matt Mabrey and Logan McCracken are just one stroke behind at two-under par 69 to pace the Hurricane attack.
Mark Mumford also turned in a solid round at the par-71 Palm Valley Golf Course with a one-over par score of 72 for Tulsa.
Tulsa has a one-stroke lead over second-place BYU (275), while Denver, Colorado State and Southern Utah are all tied for third place with scores of four-under par 280 to round out the top-five teams.
Individually, Illinois' Thomas Pieters has a one-stroke lead after scoring a round of six-under par 65 today.
Second round action takes place on Friday as the tournament concludes on Saturday with the final 18 holes.
Team Results 1. Tulsa 274 2. BYU 275 3. Denver 280 Colorado State 280 Southern Utah 280 6. Illinois 282 Idaho 282 8. Baylor 283 Wichita State 283 10. Nebraska 285 11. Air Force 286 New Mexico 286 Boise State 286 14. Kansas State 288 15. Kansas 291 16. Wyoming 293
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