J.J. Holen was the top player for the 49ers after shooting an even-71 in the opening round of the Gifford Collegiate Championship.
Oct. 31, 2011
SAN MARTIN, Calif. - The Long Beach State men's golf team shot a 14-over par 369 in the opening round of the Gifford Collegiate Championship to finish the day in sixth place at the par-71, 7,360 yard CordeValle Resort Golf Club in San Martin.
LBSU is seven strokes behind No. 2 Oregon in fifth and one-stroke ahead of No. 41 Arizona in seventh and two shots ahead of No. 5 Stanford in eighth.
USC leads the field of 11 teams at 10-under 345 as the Trojans holds a three-stroke lead over tournament host and 10th-ranked UCLA.
Freshman J.J. Holen led the way for the 49ers, shooting a team low 71 to tie for 17th. Holen recorded a bogey-free front-nine that included two birdies. The Castaic native would go onto the back-nine recording three pars and two more birdies on the last two holes to end the round at even.
Junior Philip Chian is one stroke back after carding 15 pars and one birdie for a 72 to tie for 20th.
Freshman Kevin Techakanokboon carded a 6-over 77, tying for 54th and Xander Schauffele is tied for 62nd after shooting a 78.
Patrick Cantlay of UCLA sits on top of the leaderboard with an 8-under 63 and leads the field of 72 players by five shots over Steve Lim of USC and Eugene Wong of Oregon.
Second round action continues on Tuesday with the 49ers teeing off at 9:36 a.m. with Oregon from the first tee.
|6||Long Beach State||369||369|
|T17||JJ Holen (4)||71||71|
|T20||Philip Chian (3)||72||72|
|T31||Kevin Lim (6)||74||74|
|T41||Kevin Roy (2)||75||75|
|T54||Kevin Techakanokboon (5)||77||77|
|T62||Xander Schauffele (1)||78||78|
|Course:CordeValle: Championship Tees Par 71 - 7360 yards
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