Cougars tie for 1st at Desert Shootout
"It was a good day for us," BYU golf coach Bruce Brockbank said. "We hung in there and I was impressed with how the guys handled it today. When they had a chance to get it done, they did a good job. Tying for first place is always awesome."
After a sixth place standing following the first round, the Cougars improved to first place with Kansas City for a total score of 833 each. Kansas City beat BYU in a one-hole playoff to take home the top team honors.
Idaho and Fullerton trailed by one and two strokes, respectively.
Keiley tied for sixth place with a team low of 67 in the final round, while Hammer trailed by one stroke to tie in eighth place.
Joe Parkinson tied in 19th place for a total score of 211 and Cole Ogden tied in 29th place with a third round score of 68. Jordan Rodgers tied in 36th place for a third round score of 68 and a total score of 215.
The Cougars finished the tournament with a total of two eagles and a tournament-high 72 birdies.
BYU returns to action on April 7-8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. for the Wyoming Cowboy Classic.
|Place||Player||Round 1||Round 2||Round 3||Score|
|T9||Long Beach State||858|
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