Jayhawks Tied for Ninth Place After Round One at Big 12 Championship

April 25, 2008


Walt Koelbel and Brad Hopfinger led the way for the Kansas men’s golf team during the first round of the Big 12 Championship in Trinity, Texas. The team shot a first-round 303 and finished round one tied for ninth place.

Koelbel rebounded from a slow start to shoot a two-under par round score of 34 on the back nine and finished with a 74. He is tied for 18th place after round one.

Hopfinger, whose round featured four birdies, shot a first-round 75 and is tied for 22th place.

Freshman Nate Barbee shot a first-round 76 and is tied for 27th place. Sophomore Patrick Roth finished his round in good form with two birdies and is tied for 40th place after round one. Junior Zach Pederson shot a first round 81 and is tied for 55th place.

The second round of play is underway. Track the results live at golfstat.com. Check back to kuathletics.com for a complete recap of the second round and complete results.

Team Leaderboard
1. Oklahoma State 285
2. Texas 288
3. Baylor 289
4. Oklahoma 295
5. Kansas State 297
6. Iowa State 298
7. Texas A&M 299
8. Texas Tech 302
T9. Kansas 303
T9. Nebraska 303
11. Colorado 311
12. Missouri 312

Player Leaderboard
1. Mark Johnson, Oklahoma State 69
T2. Colton Williams, Baylor 70
T2. Charlie Holland, Texas 70
T2. Lance Lopez, Texas 70
T2. Mike Coatman, Nebraska 70
T2. Tyler Rody, Oklahoma 70
T18. Walt Koelbel, Kansas 74
T22. Brad Hopfinger, Kansas 75
T27. Nate Barbee, Kansas 76
T40. Patrick Roth, Kansas 78
T55. Zach Pederson, Kansas 81