Blair, Cougars Show Improvement on Final Day in Tucson
TUCSON -- Despite a slow start in round one, the BYU men's golf team rallied behind Zac Blair's third-round 68 Tuesday to finish in 12th place after the final round of the Arizona Intercollegiate in Tucson, Arizona.
Blair, who was tied for 40th place after day one, recorded four birdies and only one bogey during the third and final round to capture a 3-under 68 and a tie for ninth place overall.
Senior Cameron Edens, who led the Cougars on day one, finished the tournament tied for 32nd overall, posting a final-round 75 after a 1-under 70 in round two.
Daniel Reid improved on a second-round 76 in the final round, recording two birdies and finishing with a 4-over 75. Reid finished tied for 50th overall.
Freshman Colton Ogden and Justin Keiley tied for 66th and 90th respectively in their first collegiate tournament. Ogden rallied from a first-round 84 by carding a 75 in round two and a 74 in round three.
The Cougars return to action February 16th at the John H. Burns Invitational in Honolulu, Hawaii. Follow first-round action live by visiting www.golfstat.com.
The Field - 2011 Arizona Intercollegiate
1. San Diego State
T3. Arizona (B)
T5. New Mexico
9. Texas El Paso
10. Fresno State
11. UC Irvine
12. Brigham Young
14. UC Riverside
12 Brigham Young University
1st rd. 2nd rd. 3rd rd. total
T9 Zac Blair 78 71 68 217
T32 Cameron Edens 77 70 75 222
T50 Daniel Reid 78 76 75 229
T66 Colton Ogden 84 75 74 233
T90 Justin Keiley 85 85 89 259
Team 317 292 292 901
The 1981 BYU men’s golf team was the first Cougar team in any sport to win an outright NCAA Championship, defeating…