Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Morris Williams Invitational hosted by Texas Longhorns

Stanford finished 6th in the Morris Williams Invitational hosted by the University of Texas in a tourney marked by high winds and high scores.  Finishing second individually, 1 shot behind, was sophomore Andrew Yun after rounds of 73-74-69 and a 216 total.  Andrew has finished in the top ten of every event this year showing remarkable consistency.

Graham Brockington (78-76-77) and Steven Kearney (84-73-74) tied for 30th with 231 totals.  Steve Ziegler (79-76-81) tied for 52nd with a 236 total and Cameron Wilson tied for 62nd with a 239 total and rounds of 81-79-78.  Scorecards for the final round can be found below:
Final round scorecards - click to enlarge

Stanford finds itself in 5th place after two rounds, 11 strokes behind host Texas, battling high winds gusting to 40 mph.  As he has done in every tournament this season, Andrew Yun leads the way with rounds of 73-74 as he is tied for 3rd individually.  Scorecards for the first two rounds can be found below:

Round 2 scorecards - click to enlarge

Round 1 scorecards - click to enlarge
Gostanford.com filed the following report after the first two rounds:

AUSTIN, Texas - Stanford's men's golf teams finds itself in fifth place at the 36 hole mark of the Morris Williams Invitational being held at the University of Texas Golf Course in Austin, Texas.
The Cardinal shot a team score of 312 in its morning round on Monday, but improved by 13 strokes in the afternoon to card a 299. At 611, Stanford is +43 for 36 holes and trail first place and host Texas (296-304-600) by 11 strokes heading into tomorrow's final round.
TCU is in second place at 601 (+33), followed closely by Arkansas (604) and Texas Tech (610).
New Mexico (612) and Pepperdine (612) are on the heels of the Cardinal and the rest of the leaders.
Stanford sophomore Andrew Yun is tied for third place at 147 (+5) after carding rounds of 73 and 74 on Monday. He had just one birdie on his card in the morning and offset six bogies with three birdies on his afternoon 18.
Yun and Arkansas' Jamie Marshall trail first round leader Tom Hogue (141) of TCU by six strokes, while Texas' Julio Vegas (143) is two strokes off the pace.
Senior Graham Brockington is tied for 23rd at 154 after rounds of 78 and 76.
Senior Steve Ziegler is tied for 29th at 155 (+13) after rounds of 79 and 76.
After shooting an 84 in his morning round, sophomore Steve Ziegler carded a 1-over 73 in his afternoon round and stands at 157, good for a tie for 40th place.
Cameron Wilson shot rounds of 82 and 79 and is tied for 59th at 161.

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