Sooner Men's Golfers In 10th At The Ping/Golfweek Preview

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 29, 2001

Sept. 29, 2001

NORMAN, Okla. - The University of Oklahoma men's golf team concluded second-round action at the Ping/Golfweek Preview Invitational in Columbus, Ohio, in 10th place after shooting a team score of 297 (+13). The Sooners have a two-day total of 587 (+19).

OU was led in the second round by senior J.D. Robertson (Little Rock Ark.) improved on his first round 77 firing a season-best 68 to move into 15th place with a two-round total of 145 (+3).

Senior Cody Freeman (Arnett, Okla.) shot a 73 and stands tied for seventh-place with an overall score of 142 (E). Freeman trails tournament leader Ari Savolainen of Florida by five strokes.

Junior Parker Foster (Tulsa, Okla.) and junior John Kidwell (Dallas, Texas) both shot rounds of 78. Foster is currently tied for 44th with a total of 149, while Kidwell has a total score of 151 and is tied for 51st. Freshman Martin Flores (Mansfield, Texas) rounded out the scores for OU with a 79 and is tied for 72nd.

The Sooners will be looking to improve their standing when final-round action begins at 7 a.m. Sunday at The Ohio State University Scarlet Course (7,239 yards, par 71).

Team Scores
1. Clemson 288-283=571 (+3)
2. Florida 296-277=573 (+7)
3. Georgia 290-285=575 (+7)
4. Oklahoma State 290-290=580 (+12)
5. Wake Forest 289-292=581 (+13)
6. Virginia Tech 292-290=582 (+14)
7. Texas 292-291=583 (+15)
8. Ohio State 300-285=585 (+17)
East Tennessee State 292-293=585 (+17)
10. Oklahoma 290-297=587 (+19)
11. Georgia Tech 294-296=590 (+22)
12. Augusta State 302-290=592 (+24)
13. Arizona 296-297=593 (+25)
14. Arizona State 306-295=601 (+33)
15. Pacific 306-303=609 (+41)

Top Five Individuals
1. Ari Savolainen, Florida 71-66=137 (-5)
2. Brendon De Jonge, Virginia Tech 70-69=139 (-3)
Brent Wanner, Wake Forest 69-70=139 (-3)
4. D.J. Trahan, Clemson 71-69=140 (-2)
5. Bill Haas, Wake Forest 70-71=141 (-1)
David Miller, Georgia 73-68=141 (-1)

Oklahoma Individual Scores
T7. Cody Freeman 69-73=142 (E)
T15. J.D. Robertson 77-68=145 (+3)
T44. Parker Foster 71-78=149 (+7)
T51. John Kidwell 73-78=151 (+9)
T72. Martin Flores 77-79=156 (+14)

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