Feb. 3, 2011
Kohala Coast, HI -
Freshman Patrick Cantlay posted the lowest score of the day with an eight-under par 64 to lead the UCLA men's golf team to sole possession of second place at the Amer Ani Invitational in Hawaii.
Overall, the Bruins jumped from 11th place after round one to 2nd place by recording a team score of 273 (-15) on the day. They now trail leaders Oklahoma State, who posted a score of 273 (-15) as well, by just seven strokes after being down fourteen strokes to leaders USC after round one.
Individually, Cantlay shot a career-best 64 (-8) and moved himself from 76th place all the way up to a tie for 9th. Patrick birdied five out of the last six holes to finish his round and now has a score of -6 for the tournament. Sophomore Pontus Widegren had a stellar round as well, posting a 68 (-4) and climbing up into a tie for 6th place at -7. Junior Gregor Main also recorded a 68 (-4) and moved up from 31st to a tie for 14th at -5 overall.
Freshman Anton Arboleda and sophomore Mario Clemens put up second round scores of 73 (+1) and 77 (+5) respectively. Arboleda is tied for 59th place at +1 overall while Clemens is tied for 96th at +6 overall.
Daniel Miernicki of Oregon maintained his first round lead by shooting a three-under par 69 on the day, putting him at -13 on the tournament.
The final round of the tournament kicks off tomorrow at 9:30 a.m.PT/7:30 a.m. HT.
For complete results from the tournament, click here.