Anonymous | Posted: 11 Mar 2013 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Keiley leads Cougars to second place standing

main image

PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. -- Justin Keiley shot two-under-par to lead BYU to a second place standing after day one at the Triumph at Pauma Valley Monday.

BYU shot an opening round 289 (+5) and second round 287 (+3) to finish at eight-over-par through 36 holes. West Coast Conference foe San Francisico (+4) currently sits in first place, four strokes ahead of BYU. Third place UC Riverside sits 27 strokes behind the Cougars at 35-over-par.

"There were a lot of good things out there," BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "All and all it was a pretty good effort all day. We just hung in there. The highlight obviously is Justin. He played super that second round, shoots 68, that’s a great score on this golf course."

Keiley made five birdies during the first round and finished with a one-over 72, before catching fire in the second round. Keiley made eagle on the first hole, followed by birdies on 4, 7 and 14 to card a three-under-par 68 in round two. 

Finishing the first two rounds at two-under-par, Keiley stands in first place on the individual leaderboard, three strokes ahead of four San Francisco golfers who finished at one-over-par.

Senior Zac Blair continued his solid spring season during today's action at Pauma Valley Country Club, making five birdies and shooting back-to-back rounds of 72. Blair currently stands tied for sixth place at two-over-par.

Sophomore Devon Purser also contributed a consistent effort for the Cougars, making four birdies apiece during the first and second rounds. Purser shot 73 (+2) in the opening round and 72 (+1) in the second round to finish at three-over-par. He currently stands in eighth place.

Freshman Joe Parkinson added some strong play during the opening two rounds, going five-over-par through 36 holes. Parkinson made four birdies and shot a 72 (+1) on the opening 18 holes, followed by two birdies in a four-over-par (75) round two.

The Cougars will look to carry their momentum into tomorrow's third and final round with tee times set to start at 7:30 a.m. PDT.

Individual Scores

Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Total Score
1 Justin Keiley 72 68 -2
T6 Zac Blair 72 72 +2
8 Devon Purser 73 72 +3
T10 Joe Parkinson 72 75 +5
T28 Jordan Hammer 78 78 +14

Team Scores

Place Team Score
1 San Francisco +4
2 Brigham Young +8
3 UC Riverside +35
4 British Columbia +37
5 Bowling Green State +40
6 George Washington University +50
T7 University of Manitoba +60
T7 Dominican (CA) +60
9 Army +66

Recent Stories

Tyson Shelley hits a shot during the final round of the Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club.
Shelley finishes 12th at Korn Ferry Utah Championship

Tyson Shelley finished twelfth in his first Korn Ferry Tour start at the Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club on…

Tyson Shelley hits a shot during the Utah Championship at Oakridge Country Club.
Shelley tied for seventh after first two rounds of the Korn Ferry Utah Championship

BYU golfer Tyson Shelley is tied for seventh after the opening 36 holes of the Korn Ferry Utah Championship at Oakridge…