|Freshman Viraat Badhwar|
The 12-team field includes #3 Texas A & M, #5 Oklahoma State, #13 Oklahoma, #16 New Mexico as well as SMU, Iowa, and Ohio State. Stanford's team includes Cameron Wilson, Patrick Rodgers, David Boote, Patrick Grimes and freshmen Jim Liu and Viraat Badhwar.
Thanks to a sparkling final round 65 (and 5-under 31 on his final 9) by Patrick Rodgers, Stanford finished in 2nd place, 16 strokes behind Oklahoma State. See the final team standings below:
|Final team standings - click to enlarge|
Cameron Wilson (69-67-70 208) and Patrick Rodgers (70-71-65 208) tied for 8th at 7-under par 206, David Boote (70-67-71 208) continued his fine play tying for 13th at 208, freshman Jim Liu (68-72-73 213) tied for 29th after another good showing, Patrick Grimes (72-71-71 214) had a solid event as he tied for 32nd while freshman Viraat Badhwar 72-70-73 215) in his collegiate debut contributed with a 215 total to tie for 37th.
Patrick's standout final round 65 included 8 birdies and 2 bogies. Cameron completed his excellent fall season with another top 10 result leading to his team leading 70.33/round stroke average. See full individual and team results for the fall season.
Final round scorecards are included below - click to enlarge:
It was an encouraging event showing that Stanford has good depth to draw on when the spring season gets underway in Hawaii.
ROUND 1 & 2 RESULTS:
Stanford sits in 2nd place, 6 shots behind Oklahoma State heading into the final round today. Weather forecast is for highs near 80 with winds from 10-20 mph.
|Team standings after round 2 - click to enlarge|
David Boote is tied for 6th with 70-67, Patrick Rodgers on rounds of 70-71 is tied for 26th, freshman Viraat Badhwar is next tied for 33rd with 72-70 and Patrick Grimes is tied for 37th with 72-71. Viraat was at 5-under thru 13 holes on his 2nd round until derailed by two late bogies and a double bogey to end the day 1-under par.
|Round 2 Scorecards - click to enlarge|