Sacramento State Leads ASC Men's Golf Championship After 18 Holes
May 3, 2011
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -
Sacramento State opened with a 296 on Monday to take a four-shot lead heading into the second round after day one of the 2011 America Sky Men's Golf Conference played at Troon Golf Club.
The Hornets were led by Jordan Weir, shooting a 68 for the best individual score of the day on the 7,025-yard, par-71 Pinnacle Course layout.
Weber State finds itself in second place as the Wildcats fired a an opening-round 300 after 18-holes. Weber State is led by Nick Despain's first round 73 - which is good enough for a tie for sixth place.
Steve Bidne came in one shot behind Weir with a 69 on the day, leading Northern Colorado to a team score of 301, good for third place in the field.
South Dakota and Utah Valley are both tied for fourth to round out the top five with each squad firing a 305.
Binghamton and Seattle are both tied in sixth place with a pair of 307's followed by Hartford (307), Texas-Pan American (309) and Houston Baptist (316), rounding out the top-10.
Joining Weir and Bidne in the top-5 are Hartford's D.J. Lantz with a one-under 70 and UTPA's Kevin Kirakossian and Utah Valley's Joey Olsen tied in fourth place after a 1-over round of 72.
The conference championship will continue with another 18 holes on Tuesday, before wrapping up with the final 18 holes on Wednesday.