Tigers Conclude Day One At The PING Cougar Classic

Austin Fox
Austin Fox

PROVO, Utah - In the first day of the PING Cougar Classic, the Pacific Tigers finished in tenth overall, shooting a +6 as a team in round one and a +12 in round two to finish with an total score of +18.  BYU held the lead after day one shooting an overall score of -11 after both rounds.

Tyler Burnes completed round one with three birdies finishing two under on the back nine after going +3 on the front with a total score of 73 and +1.  During round two, Burnes lead the pack for the Tigers finishing two over par, which put him at a score of 74 and +3 for the day.  After 36 holes, Burnes is tied for 32nd place.  

Austin Fox had his best round of the season in the first 18, shooting a -1 at 71.  Fox hit at least par on 16 of 18 holes, only going over par twice and was able to sink two birdies on the back nine.  He shot a round two score of 77 to put him at 148 for the day and second amongst the Tigers.    

Geoff Fry was third for the Orange and Black with a 73, sitting at +1 after 18 holes.  Fry had three birdies after round one but a double bogey on hole eight brought him to a +1 on the front nine.  On the back nine, he was able to hit par sinking two birdies to keep him at +1 for the day.  In the second 18, Fry finished four over par and a total score of 76 to bring his overall score to +5 after both rounds.  

Casey Scott hit for a combined 153, a 79 in round one and 74 in round two.  In the second 18 holes, Scott rebounded to make three birdies to improve his score to only two over par.    

James Feutz wrapped up the day for the Tigers, shooting a 77 in round one and a 73 in round two.  In round one, Feutz shot a +4 before the turn where he then made up ground making three birdies on the back nine to put him at +5 after 18.  After concluding the second round, Feutz improved his score to a +4 after shooting +1 on the first nine holes with a day one score of 153.  

Anthony Madrid participated in the individual competition for the Tigers.  Madrid shot a 74 through 18 placing him at +2 to end the first round.  Madrid had a consistent showing in the last 18 holes as he shot another +2 and a +4 overall.  Madrid is tied for 39th as he enters day two.   

Day two of the PING Cougar Classic begins Tuesday with a morning tee time for Pacific.

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