khaner | Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Updated: 26 May 2021

Cougars finish in 11th at John A. Burns Intercollegiate

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Day 1 Recap

Day 2 Recap

LIHU'E, Hawai'i - Seniors Jordan Rodgers and Cole Ogden led BYU men's golf to an 11th-place finish at the John H. Burns Intercollegiate on Friday.

"We started off really well today, but we weren't able to shoot how we needed to," BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "We got our highest score of the week, but it still wasn't enough to push us up. There were definitely some improvements in the last two rounds, but we have to find a way to keep some more of our shots. Having a quick turnaround next week will hopefully be for our benefit."

The Cougars had their best round on the final day, totalling 294. Their finish in 11th place was 12 strokes ahead of West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara, who ended in a tie for 14th place. No. 23 California won its fifth-straight tournament, finishing at 12-under-par, which was seven strokes ahead of No. 31 New Mexico in second place.

Ogden improved throughout the three rounds, moving up in the rankings after each round. He shot a team-low 71 in the final round to climb up 11 spots to a tie for 23rd place (+5).

"My first day I didn't play very well, but my last two days I played really solid," Ogden said. "I think all of us individually have something we can take from this tournament. We have to focus on the postiive and try to move on. I finished on a pretty positive note, so hopefully I can continue to build on that."

Rodgers dropped six places to a tie for 23rd, shooting five-over-par. Tommy Higham, who shot six-over-par, also dropped six spots to 27th. 

Senior Mike Jurca made a big jump on the last day, shooting a 75 in the third round to move up seven places to a tie for 73rd (+17). Freshman Zach Pritchard also had his best round today, but he remained in 83rd place at 20-over-par.

The Cougars have a quick turnaround, playing Feb. 23-24 in the Jones Invitational in Valenica, California. Live stats will be available for that tournament on the BYU men's golf schedule page

John H. Burns Intercollegiate - Feb. 20, 2015

Individual Scores
Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
T23 Jordan Rodgers 74 73 74 +5
T23 Cole Ogden 77 73 71 +5
T27 Tommy Higham 73 75 74 +6
T73 Mike Jurca 78 80 75 +17
83 Zach Pritchard 81 78 77 +20
Team Scores
Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
1 No. 23 California 282 291 279 852
2 No. 31 New Mexico 295 283 281 859
3 No. 24 UNLV 287 291 290 868
4 No. 49 Texas A&M 288 293 291 872
5 No. 17 Virginia 291 301 285 877
6 Colorado State 293 305 285 883
7 Arizona 296 301 287 884
8 Texas El Paso 289 306 290 885
9 Hawai'i 293 306 290 889
10 Washington State 295 308 288 891
11 BYU 302 299 294 895
12 Fresno State 302 303 295 900
13 Long Beach State 294 308 301 903
T14 No. 49 Hawai'i - Hilo 304 306 297 907
T14 Santa Clara 308 303 296 907
16 Hawai'i (B) 313 311 305 929
17 BYU-Hawai'i 311 320 317 948

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