March 27, 2010
GREENSBORO, Ga. – The University of Oklahoma men’s golf squad carded a 16-shot improvement over its first round score, jumping to 11th on Saturday after a second-round 299 (+11) at the Linger Longer Invitational in Greensboro, Ga.
OU’s second round was sixth lowest of any squad in the 16-team field, which includes seven squads ranked in the latest Golfweek top 25. The Sooners head to Sunday’s final round with a 36-hole team score of 614 (+38).
Liam Logan reached red figures with a 2-under-par 70 to pace the Sooners. Logan (76-70) currently stands T8th at +4.
Riley Pumphrey (T46th) rebounded from a tournament-opening 81 with a 73 on Saturday. Two shots behind Pumphrey was Tyler Rody who carded his second consecutive 78 and stands in a share of 52nd at 156 (+12).
Rounding out the Oklahoma team scoring were Ben Blundell (80-78) and Ben Klaus (82-79). Blundell stands T68th, while Klaus is in 80th.
No. 1 Oklahoma State holds a five-stroke lead in the team standings over Alabama, while the Crimson Tide’s Bud Cauley leads the medalist race by three strokes.
Live scoring of Sunday’s final round can be found at golfstat.com