Event: Pepsi Cola Classic
Location: Red Hawk Golf Club (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Full Results: Pepsi Cola Classic – Day 1
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The Oral Roberts men's golf team shot 593 (299-294) on the opening day of the Pepsi Cola Classic and sits in sixth place. Grand Canyon and UTEP are tied for the lead at 573, after shooting 281 (-7) and 282 (-6), respectively, in the second round.
News and Notes
- As a team, the Golden Eagles had the third best average on the long holes, averaging 4.78 (-9) on the par fives.
- The average was helped by Hunter Laughlin's eagle on the par five eighth hole in the opening round. It was one of eight eagles on Saturday.
- ORU was also second in the field in birdies with 31.
T1 – Grand Canyon – 292-281—573
T1 – UTEP – 291-282—573
3 – UKC – 289-290—579
4 – New Mexico State -290-293—583
5 – UTRGV – 296-296—592
6 - ORU – 299-294—593
7 – Southern Utah – 301-299—600
8 – Western New Mexico – 303-301—604
The third and final round will begin Sunday morning from Red Hawk Golf Club.
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