Nov. 9, 2010
The top-ranked UCLA men's golf team slipped to second place after 36 holes of the Gifford Collegiate Championship at the CordeValle Resort in San Martin, CA.
Sixteenth-ranked Stanford held the 36-hole lead at 716 (+6) after posting a tournament best round of 348 (-7) on Tuesday. The Bruins held the runner-up spot at 727 (+17) after carding a second round team score of 360 (+5). USC was third at 729 (+19), followed by Northwestern at 731 (+21) and Washington at 734 (+24).
The tournament format is six-count-five scoring over 54 holes of stroke play.
UCLA freshman Patrick Cantlay continued to lead the field at 136 (-6) after firing a 69 (-2) in the second round. In pursuit was Stanford's David Chung who posted a 68 (-3) and was one shot back at 137 (-5).
UCLA junior Gregor Main was tied for 13th place at four-over par 146 following a round of 70 (-1). Sophomore Mario Clemens was tied for 19th place at 147 (+5) after his round of 73 (+2). Senior Connor Driscoll was tied for 24th at 148 (+6) after carding a 74 (+3). Sophomore Pontus Widegren was tied for 38th at 150 (+8) following his round of 73 (+3) and sophomore Pedro Figueiredo was tied for 73rd at 159 (+17).
Three UCLA players also competed as individuals. Junior Alex Shi Yup Kim was tied for 13th at 146 (+4) following his round of 74 (+3); freshman Anton Arboleda was tied for 38th at 150 (+8) following a round of 76 (+5) and Bobby Lange was tied for 65th at 155 (+13) after his round of 79 (+8).
The final round continues on Wednesday.
For the complete results, click here.