Tigers Tied For Fourth through First Day of Sacramento State Invitational

Tigers Tied For Fourth through First Day of Sacramento State Invitational

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Pacific men's golf team wrapped up the first day of the Sacramento State Invitational, which is being hosted at the Valley Hi Country Club in Sacramento, Calif.

The tournament format called for two rounds of 18 holes on Monday and a final round of 18 holes to be played on Tuesday, but due to darkness the Tigers, along with the rest of the field, will conclude the second round of play at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

After one complete round the Tigers sat in a tie for third place after shooting a 4-under par 284, but currently with just two holes remaining in the second round, Pacific is tied for fourth, still at four-under par for the tournament.

"It was a great team effort today," expressed Head Coach John Cook. "Everyone kept grinding under the wet grinding under wet course conditions."

Daniel Peña, who is playing as an individual, is currently the Tigers' top shooter. He is tied for 15th with a four-under 68 thus far in the second round. With a 74 in the first round, Peña is registered at 2-under par for the tournament.

Tyler Burnes and Casey Scott both shot under par in the first round, Burnes led the Tigers and tied for third with a 68, while Scott had a 70 in the opening round.  Austin Fox shot 72, while Jee Horsangchai recorded a 74 and Beau Forest a 75. 

Four of the Tigers' players — Forest, Scott, Horsangchai, and Fox — are currently back-to-back in the individual standings. Forest is tied for 25th (E), while Scott, Horsangchai, and Fox are tied for 33rd (+1).

Fans can keep up with the most recent scores for this week's event at golfstat.com