#13 Razorbacks 6th After 36 Holes at Jerry Pate National
VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. – The 13th-ranked Arkansas men’s golf team is in sixth place with a 36-hole total of 571 in the 12-team Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate. Monday’s rounds at Old Overton Country Club (par 70, 7,204 yards) featured a light, but steady, rain throughout the day.
The Razorbacks got off to a slow start, carding a 12-over-par score of 292. The team rallied in the afternoon to shoot a 1-under-par 279. Brigham Young leads with a score of 542 with Colorado State (544), Auburn (551), Minnesota (559) and UAB (560) completing the top five.
Julian Perico, the defending champion, offset two bogeys and a double with four birdies to fire an even-par 70 in the morning. Later he reeled off 14 pars with two bogeys and two birdies for a second-straight, even-par 70. Perico is tied for 15th with his 36-hole score of 140.
Mason Overstreet is tied for 19th, one stroke behind Perico. Overstreet, who won the event in 2017, opened with a 2-over 72 but rallied with a 1-under 69 in the afternoon for a two-round score of 141 (+1). William Buhl also fired a second-round 69 and climbed seven spots in the standings into a tie for 31st with a score of 144 (75-69).
Luis Garza is tied for 35th (146). The senior posted a 75 in the opening round before coming back with a 1-over 71 in round two. Freshman William McDonald is tied for 53rd (78-76=154).
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