Tulsa Men Golfers in 3rd Place at Desert Shootout
March 22, 2012
Goodyear, Ariz. - Tulsa's Mark Mumford carded a six-under par 66 to lead the Golden Hurricane into third place during first round play at the 54-hole Desert Shootout on Thursday. As a team, Tulsa shot a seven-under par score of 281 at the par-72 Palm Valley Golf Course.
BYU leads the 15-team field after shooting a 14-under par 274, followed by second-place San Diego (278), Tulsa (281) and tied for fourth place to round out the top-5 teams are Air Force and Wichita State (283).
Tulsa's Chris Worrell also carded an under par round today with a two-under par 70 on the first 18 holes. Worrell sits in a tie for 14th place. Freshman Matt Mabrey shot an even-par 72 and is in a 27th place tie, while sophomore John Young Kim carded a round of 73 for the Hurricane and enters Friday's second round in 37th place.
Senior Stephen Carney is in 69th place after shooting a score of four-over par 76 on Thursday.
San Diego's Alex Ching leads the field after turning in a score of eight-under par 64, while Tulsa's Mumford is tied with BYU's Zachary Blair for second place at six-under par 66.
The second round gets underway on Friday morning at 7:30 am (PT).
Team Results 1. BYU 274 2. San Diego 278 3. Tulsa 281 T4. Air Force 283 T4. Wichita State 283 6. Kansas 285 T7. Denver 288 T7. Nebraska 288 T7. Nevada 288 10. Boise State 289 11. Kansas State 290 12. New Mexico St. 293 13. Idaho 294 14. Southern Utah 295 15. Creighton 296
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