OU Golf Rained Out at Baylor Intercollegiate
October 26, 2009

Oct. 26, 2009

DALLAS  --  The University of Oklahoma men’s golf squad stands ninth at the rain-suspended Baylor Intercollegiate, held at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas, Texas. Second-round action was suspended for the day midway through the round due to inclement weather, marking the second-straight event the Sooners have been forced off the course due to rain.

After finding itself in 11th after posting a 305 (+21) during Monday morning’s opening round at the par-71, 7068-yard layout, OU was even par as a team during afternoon play, which stood as the third-best second-round score before the delay. 

The Sooners head to Tuesday’s action as the second-highest unranked opponent on the leaderboard of the 12-team field, just four shots behind in-state foe Tulsa.   

Leading the Oklahoma charge was a pair of seniors, as Tyler Rody and Ben Blundell are in a nine-way tie for ninth-place at +2.  Both found red figures early during the second round as Blundell and Rody are two-under and one-under, respectively.  Rody shot 74 during first-round play, while Blundell was a stroke back after opening the 54-hole event with a 75.

Ryan Sirman is currently tied for 44th at +8 through nine holes of his second round after opening with a 7-over-par 78.

Rounding out the Oklahoma team scoring are Riley Pumphrey and Cole Wiederkehr in T51st and 64th, respectively.  Pumphrey is nine-over through 27 holes after matching Sirman’s first-round 78, while Wiederkehr is +13 through 24 holes of his collegiate debut. 

Iowa (+5) heads to Tuesday’s play with a one-stroke lead over defending NCAA Champion Texas A&M.  Joakim Mikkelsen of tournament-host Baylor, Iowa’s Vince India and Texas A&M’s Cameron Peck currently lead the medalist race at -1.

Start time for the resumption of play Tuesday will be announced later this evening by the tournament staff and can be found at  Golf fans can follow live scoring Tuesday at that link as well.

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