khaner | Posted: 9 Mar 2015 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Cougars end first day at Lamkin in 8th

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CHULA VISTA, California – BYU men's golf struggled after the first two rounds of the Lamkin San Diego Classic, finishing the day in a tie for eighth place.

"We played alright in the morning, then we played poorly in the afternoon from top to bottom," BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "New Mexico was playing really well. When they get going, they can wear you out. I'm hoping that we can come out tomorrow and put together a good team score."

The Cougars are in a tie for eighth place with Arizona at 21-over-par after the first day. New Mexico has a comfortable first-place lead (-14), while fellow West Coast Conference teams San Diego and Pepperdine are tied for second place and sixth place, respectively. 

Senior Jordan Rodgers led BYU by shooting two-over-par to end the day in a tie for 29th place. He also shot the lowest round so far for the Cougars with 70 in the first round. 

Tommy Higham and Cole Ogden finished within four places of each other. Higham shot six-over-par and is in a tie for 43rd, while Ogden shot 7-over-par to put him in a tie for 47th. 

Despite a rough first round, Mike Jurca shot better in the second round to be in a tie for 58th place (+10). The opposite happened for Dalton Stanger, who shot 81 in the second round to end the day in a tie for 67th (+12).

BYU will be back in action on Tuesday starting at 8:30 a.m. PDT at the San Diego Country Club. Live stats will be available on the BYU men's golf schedule page.

Lamkin San Diego Classic - March 9, 2015

Individual Scores
Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Total
T29 Jordan Rodgers 70 76 +2
T43 Tommy Higham 74 76 +6
T47 Cole Ogden 74 77 +7
T58 Mike Jurca 79 75 +10
T67 Dalton Stanger 75 81 +12
Team Scores
Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Total
1 New Mexico 278 284 562
2 Washington 283 291 574
T3 North Carolina 286 289 575
T3 San Diego 287 288 575
5 San Diego State 280 296 576
6 Pepperdine 286 298 584
7 Louisiana Tech 300 294 594
T8 BYU 293 304 597
T8 Arizona 295 302 597
10 Oregon State 300 298 598
11 CSU - San Marcos 398 302 600
12 Notre Dame 301 309 610
13 UC Riverside 312 309 621
14 UC San Diego 302 325 627

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