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49ers complete day two at Golfweek Conference Challenge
Senior Philip Chian is tied for 21st place going into the final round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge.  (Photo Daryl Oumi)

Senior Philip Chian is tied for 21st place going into the final round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge. (Photo Daryl Oumi)

Sept. 17, 2012

BURLINGTON, Iowa - Long Beach State improved by 10 shots in Monday's second round at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Burlington, Iowa, to tie for 10th place.

LBSU recorded a 5-over par 293 at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course for a 36-hole score of 20-over 596. The 49ers are tied with San Jose State as both teams holds a seven stroke lead over Kansas (+27) in 12th.

Missouri continues to the lead the field of 15 teams with a 4-under as the Tigers maintains a three-shot advantage over second-place Wake Forest (-1) and eight shots over third-place Tulsa (+4). Tournament host Iowa is sixth at 7-over.

Senior Philip Chian was the top player for LBSU, shooting a second round 74 to tie for 21st. Chian came out even on the front nine, collecting two birdies, two bogeys and five pars. On the back side, Chian recorded just one birdie as he ran into trouble on holes 15, 16 and 17 where he turned in three consecutive bogeys for a 2-over.

Freshman Kevin Lee improved by six shots to move up the standings from 40th to tie for 25th with a 71 for a 4-over 148. Lee's scorecard in the second round was marked with three birdies and two bogeys.

Sophomore JJ Holen also moved up in the standings from 33rd to tie for 28th as he improved by three strokes for a 73 to finish at 5-over 149.

Senior Raymond Ho carded a 75 to tie for 46th, while freshman Daniel Chian shot a 76 to tie for 58th.

Jace Long of Missouri sits on top of the leaderboard with a 7-under, leading by one stroke over Chris Worrell (-6) of Tulsa.

Final round play concludes on Tuesday with a shotgun start at 6:30 a.m. (PST), with the 49ers paired with Iowa and San Francisco.


T10 Long Beach State 303 293 596
T21 Philip Chian (1) 73 74 147
T25 Kevin Lee (4) 77 71 148
T28 JJ Holen (5) 76 73 149
T46 Raymond Ho (2) 77 75 152
T58 Daniel Chian (3) 78 76 154

 

Course:Spirit Hollow Golf Course: Golfweek Conference Challenge     Par 72 - 7010 yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2
1
  Missouri
-4 F   -2 286 286 572
2
  Wake Forest
-1 F   -7 294 281 575
3
  Tulsa
+4 F   -1 293 287 580
4
  Ball State
+5 F   +4 289 292 581
5
  Central Arkansas
+6 F   -8 302 280 582
6
  Iowa
+7 F   +3 292 291 583
7
  Jacksonville St.
+12 F   +2 298 290 588
8
  Louisiana-Lafayette
+16 F   +5 299 293 592
9
  San Francisco
+19 F   +1 306 289 595
T10
  Long Beach State
+20 F   +5 303 293 596
T10
  San Jose State
+20 F   +2 306 290 596
12
  Kansas
+27 F   +9 306 297 603
13
  Florida Gulf Coast
+30 F   +12 306 300 606
14
  Xavier
+33 F   +10 311 298 609
15
  Campbell
+42 F   +20 310 308 618

 


 

 

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