WAIKOLOA, Hawaii The University of Oklahoma men’s golf team remains in 17th place after the second round of the Taylor Made Waikoloa Intercollegiate.
The Sooners have a two-day score of 568 (-14) after shooting 285 today, two strokes over Wednesday’s mark.
Sophomore Anthony Kim (La Quinta, Calif.) finished day two tied for 18th with a total score of 137. Kim backed up his round one score of 68 with a 69 on Thursday, putting him seven under par.
Oklahoma State leads overall at 42 under par as its players swept into the top three positions on the leaderboard. Cowboys Tyler Leon, Ryan Posey and Alex Noren lead the field at 14, 13 and 12 under, respectively.
Winds picked up noticeably from Wednesday with gusts reaching 30 mph, shuffling the scoreboard as only seven of the 21 teams managed lower scores on the second day.
Sophomore Carlos Del Moral (Valencia, Spain) was the second Sooner on the leaderboard, following his even par-72 round with a 71. The Spaniard moved up seven spots into a tie for 64th.
Senior Craig Lurie (Houston, Texas) shot even par for the second consecutive round, finishing the day in a tie for 72nd.
Oklahoma’s newest members sophomore Jordi Garca (Castillo, Spain) and junior Shawn LaFontaine (Cobourg, Ontario) sit in a six-way tie for 89th. Garca matched his first round score of 73 and LaFontaine, who shot 71 in the first round, struggled to a 75.
Friday’s final round tee times are scheduled for 11 a.m. CST, 7 a.m. local.