OU in Eighth at Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic
NORMAN — The No. 11 Oklahoma men’s golf team holds eighth place after the first round at the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is taking place at the par-71, 6,700-yard at the Ka’anapali Golf Course in Lahaina, Maui, Hawai’i.
The Sooners carded a 275 (-9) during Friday’s first round. Clemson leads the 20-team field after posting a 262 (-22) in the opening round. California is in second after recording a 266 (-18) in the first round, while Georgia has sole possession of third place at 268 (-16). Boise State, West Virginia and South Carolina share fourth place at 271 (-13).
Junior Riley Casey and redshirt junior Quade Cummins led OU during the opening round with both players posting a 67 (-4). Casey earned a bogey-free round and had four birdies during Friday’s action. The junior has six rounds in the 60s in this season.
Cummins played well on the front nine, picking up an eagle on hole No. 9 to go along with two birdies.
Senior Blaine Hale holds a share of 47th place, recording a 70 (-1) on Friday. The senior carded an eagle and logged two birdies during Friday’s action.
Junior Garett Reband posted an even-par 71 in the opening round and is tied for 59th. Freshman Logan McAllister sits in a tie for 71st place, recording a 72 (+1) on Friday.
Freshman Patrick Welch and senior Brad Dalke are competing as individuals at the event. Welch fired a 67 (-4) in his first collegiate stroke play round and is tied for 15th after 18 holes. The freshman picked up six birdies during his round.
Dalke is tied for 34th place after firing a 69 (-2) and picked up five birdies in the first round.
The second round of the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic is slated to begin Saturday at 1:30 p.m. CT with a shotgun start. OU is paired with South Carolina, UCLA and West Virginia for the second round.
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