Feb. 22, 2010
RIO GRANDE, PR – The University of Oklahoma men’s golf squad remained in 13th after shooting a 5-over-par 293 in the second round of the Puerto Rico Classic at the Rio Mar Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, on Monday.
OU heads to Tuesday’s final round with a team tally of 585 (+9), just five shots behind 10th-place Ohio State.
Ben Blundell currently shares 20th at -3 after firing a 1-under-par 71, his second sub-par round of the tournament.
Riley Pumphrey matched Blundell’s second-round 71 and stands T36th with a 36-hole tally of 145 (+1). Pumphrey leads the 75-player field with his 26 pars through the first two rounds.
In a share of 55th at +6 is the OU duo of Liam Logan (75-75) and Tyler Rody (74-76), while Ben Klaus (74-81) rounds out the team scoring in 71st.
Texas shot a 19-under-par 269, the lowest round of the day by nine shots, overtaking No. 1 Oklahoma State with a 36-hole tally of 546 (-30). The Longhorns were paced by Cody Gribble (67-65), who holds a one-shot advantage over Georgia’s Harris English (69-64) and OSU’s Kevin Tway (65-68).
Oklahoma is paired with Virginia Tech and UNC Greensboro in Tuesday’s final round, which commences with a 5:30 a.m. (CT) shotgun start.