Cowboys Move Up At Puerto Rico Classic

Talor Gooch

Talor Gooch

Feb. 20, 2012

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico - Oklahoma State's men's golf team posted a 285 during its second round at the Puerto Rico Classic on Monday to move up three spots into a tie for seventh place at Rio Mar Country Club.

The Cowboys began the day in ninth before posting their 3-under team total at the par-72, 6,902-yard layout to move into a tie with Georgia Tech at 579. Alabama extended its lead over the field to 13 shots after firing a 279 to move to 21-under 555 for the event.

Georgia Tech's James White vaulted from a tie for sixth into first place after firing a 6-under 66 for a 136 total.

Cowboy sophomore Talor Gooch moved from a tie for 21st into a tie for fifth place at 3-under 141 after posting a 69 during his second round. Gooch began his day at the 12th and got going quickly with birdies on two of his first three holes. After a bogey at the 18th, Gooch moved back to 2-under par with a birdie at the fourth. The Midwest City, Okla., native followed his lone bogey on the front nine at the eighth with a birdie at the next for a 1-under 35 on his front side. He closed his day with his fifth birdie of the day at the par-5 11th.

Sophomore Ian Davis also climbed into the top 10, moving up nine spots into a tie for eight at 142 after posting his second consecutive 71.

Freshman Tanner Kesterson finished the day tied for 32nd place at 147 after posting a 73, while junior Drew Page followed an opening 77 with a 73 of his own to stand at 150 and tied for 45th place.

Junior Sean Einhaus bounced back from an opening 82 with a 72 to move into a tie for 60th place at 154.

The Cowboys will close out the event tomorrow morning at 7:30 a.m. and will be grouped with Georgia Tech and Texas.



round 2 results Get Acrobat Reader

Pistol Pete Vivid Seats Bedlam Taco Bell Digital Guide Get Your Message on the Scoreboard
Cowboys 14th After Day One Of NCAA Play


Cowboys Set For NCAA Play


A Memorial Day Well Served


Vivid Seats United Verizon