Feb. 14, 2011
Newport Beach, CA -
The No. 2 ranked UCLA men's golf team finished the second round of the Battle at the Beach Tournament in sole possession of third place. Meanwhile, senior Connor Driscoll posted a two-under par 68 and moved into second place at the tournament as well.
The Bruins recorded an overall score of 353 (+3) for the second straight round and have an overall score of 706 (+6). They trail leaders San Diego by five strokes after the Toreros posted a 353 (+3) to give them a tournament score of 701 (+1). Washington is in second place with a score of 703 (+3) and is two strokes back of San Diego. No team posted a round under par on the day.
Driscoll had the low score of the day again for UCLA with his aforementioned 68 (-2), moving himself up into second place with a score of 135 (-5). Freshman Patrick Cantlay put up a 69 (-1) and climbed up to third place at 137 (-3). Driscoll is just three shots behind leader Kenneth McCready of San Diego (-8) while Cantlay is five strokes back.
As for the rest of the Bruins, freshman Anton Arboleda continued to have a solid tournament by shooting a 72 (+2) to put him at 141 (+1) overall. He is currently tied for 13th place and is competing as an individual. Sophomore Pontus Widegren moved up from 44th place to 22nd with a second round 70 (E) while sophomore Mario Clemens posted a 71 (+1), which moved him into a tie for 36th. Junior Alex Shi Yup Kim finished tied for 72nd after shooting an 82 (+12) while sophomore Bobby Lange competed as an individual and finished tied for 81st place after posting an 82 (+12). Junior Gregor Main fell into a tie for 42nd by shooting a 75 (+5) on the day.
For complete results from round two, click here.