Men's Golf Finish First Day of Play at Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate

Summerhays leads BYU (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

BIRMINGHAM -- The BYU men's golf team ended its first day of play at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate strong with a 10-under-par.

The No. 12 Cougars are currently in sixth place at the tournament, which will continue Tuesday at Birmingham's Old Overton Club.

Breakout player Daniel Summerhays leads the Cougars after the first day of play. Summerhays is currently tied for 10th place with a 5-under 66 on the par-71 course.

Seniors Nick Becker and Clay Ogden are tied for 22nd place. Both players are at 2-under-par.

"We wanted to be in contention to win the tournament," said head coach Bruce Brockbank. "We just keep making little mistakes. Tomorrow, we will find a way to come back up."

The University of Alabama is the tournament leader after the first day at 26-under.

Play will resume Tuesday at 8 a.m. CST.

10 Daniel Summerhays  68 69 137 -5

22 Nick Becker 70 70 140 -2

22 Clay Ogden 73 67 140 -2

34 Jake Ellison 73 70 143 +1

42 Nick Killpack 77 68 145 +3

1 Alabama 270 272 542 -26

2 Texas Tech 274 272 546 -22

3 UAB 272 279 551 -17

4 Texas 280 276 556 -12

5 Georgia State 277 280 557 -11

6 Brigham Young 284 274 558 -10

7 Arizona 280 280 560 -8

8 East Tennessee 290 272 562 -6

8 Louisiana 283 279 562 -6

10 Auburn 297 271 568 E

11 Tulsa 284 285 569 +1

12 Purdue 287 283 570 +2

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