Cougars in 3rd Place After Two Rounds at USC Collegiate Invitational

Sophomore Robbie Fillmore leads the Cougars tied for 8th place, after two rounds at the USC Collegiate Invitational (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

WESTLAKE VILLAGE -- The BYU men's golf team overcame strong winds and a challenging course to reach third place after two rounds at the USC Collegiate Invitational.

"It's always fun to come to North Ranch [Country Club] and test our skills," said BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank.

The USC Collegiate Invitational is a 14-team tournament featuring several of the nations top teams, including No. 3 UCLA, No. 7 Stanford, and No. 8 USC. It is being held at the par-71 North Ranch Country Club. The tournament tees are set at 6,869 yards.

With strong winds in the first round, the Cougars shot 27-over-par. But the team battled hard in the second round and came back with a score of 6-over-par.

Sophomore Robbie Fillmore currently leads the Cougars tied for 8th place at 6-over-par.

Freshman Adam Tebbs and Esteban Calisto also had strong performances in the second round as they both fired an even-par-71.

The team hopes to finish strong tomorrow.

"The tournament is not over yet," Fillmore said. "We need to continue to push ourselves and stay strong mentally."

The final round of the USC Collegiate Invitational will be played Tuesday with a shotgun start at 7:30 a.m.

TEAM LEADERBOARD, Round 1 &2 

Place School To Par Today R1 R2 Total

1 Southern Calif. +23 +23 284 307 591

2 Pepperdine +28 +3 309 287 596

3 BYU +33 +6 311 290 601

4 Stanford +34 +13 305 297 602

T5 Washington +35 +12 305 298 603

T5 Loyola Marymount +35 +12 307 296 603

7 Tennessee +36 +2 318 286 604

8 California +39 +13 310 297 607

9 Oklahoma +40 +18 306 302 608

10 UCLA +48 +19 313 303 616

11 Oregon State +49 +19 314 303 617

12 Fresno State +50 +15 319 299 618

13 Oregon +51 +17 318 301 619

14 Notre Dame +52 +18 318 302 620

Individual Leaderboard

Place Player To Par Today R1 R2 Total

T8 Robbie Fillmore +6 E 77 71 148

T14 Adam Tebbs +8 E 79 71 150

T27 Esteban Calisto +11 E 82 71 153

T27 Nick Killpack +11 +6 76 77 153

T57 Brady Johnson +15 +7 79 78 157

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