Men's Golf 12th After Two Rounds in the Snowman Getaway
Feb. 24, 2014
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Missouri State men’s golf currently sits in 12th place in the 17-school Snowman Getaway after Monday’s first 36 holes.
The Bears shot an even 288 in Monday’s first round, and followed that up with a 292 second round. The combined 580 are four strokes off of par.
Air Force leads the field after a tournament best opening round 12-under par. The Falcons carded 276-287—563. The top-five schools are all under par after Monday.
Following Air Force are Missouri-Kansas City (285-282—567), William & Mary (284-288—572), Utah Valley (285-288—573), and St. John’s (287-287—574).
The Bears were led by sophomore Mitch Mather’s 73-69—142, which puts him in a tie for 16th place overall. Only fourteen of the 100 golfers at the Snowman Getaway scored 69 or lower in the second round, including Mather.
Sophomore Joey Johnson is 1-over par after carding 72-73—145 on Monday. Redshirt senior Eric Straub’s recorded the best first round score for the Bears with his 71. Straub shot 71-75—146 after 36 holes.
Thirty golfers scored under par after the first two-rounds. St. John’s Ryan McCormick is the leader with his 12-under performance (64-68—132). McCormick is followed by a pair of Sun Devils with Arizona’s State’s Blake Cannon (68-66—134) and Mathias Schjoelberg (70-65-135) sitting in second and third. Air Force’s Kyle Westmoreland holds a tie for third with his 67-68—135.
The final round of the Snowman Getaway will be played Tuesday morning at 9:00 a.m. central time.