Kansas Men's Golf In First At 2005 Kansas Invitational

Sept. 19, 2005

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The University of Kansas men’s golf team is in first place, in a 17-team field, after two rounds of the Kansas Invitational in Lawrence, Kan. Kansas opened the two-day tournament with a first round total of 286, then followed with a second round score of 277 for a two-round total of 563 (-13) on the 7,092 yard, par-72 Alvamar Golf Club.

“I am very happy with the way we finished today,” head coach Ross Randall said. “If we can play the same way tomorrow that we did in the second round, I think we have a good shot.”

Kansas leads Tulsa by two strokes heading into tomorrow’s play.

In team competition, junior Gary Woodland leads the the tournament with a nine-under 135 after rounds of 69 and 66. Freshman Zach Pederson is tied for fourth with a 140 after carding rounds of 71 and 69, respectively. Senior Pete Krsnich is tied for 30th after shooting 74 and 71 for a combined total of 145. Junior Tyler Docking is tied for 43rd after carding rounds of 76 and 71 for a combined score of 147. Senior Luke Trammell is also tied for 43rd after rounds of 72 and 75.

Five Jayhawks are competing on an individual basis, and are led by senior Ryan Rainer, who shot rounds of 70 and 73 for a share of 13th place with a total of 143. Junior Barrett Martens is in a tie for 30th after rounds of 75 and 70 gave him a combined score of 145. Senior Jason Sigler is tied for 55th after rounds of 76 and 73 gave him a total of 149. Sophomore Joey Mundy is also tied for 55th after carding rounds of 75 and 74 for a combined score of 149. Freshman Walt Koelbel is in 85th after rounds of 80 and 77 gave him a total of 157.

Kansas will finish tournament action, Tuesday Sept. 20, in the third round of the Kansas Invitational. A shotgun tee-time is set to begin at 8:30 a.m.

Team Results

Place School Score
1 Kansas 563
2 Tulsa 565
3 Western Kentucky 570
4 Houston 571
5 UC Davis 572
6 Louisiana-Monroe 573
T7 Oklahoma City 583
T7 Oral Roberts 583
T7 Northern Illinois 583
T10 Illinois State 586
T10 Missouri State 586
12 Cleveland State 588
13 UMKC 589
14 Drake 598
15 Dodge City CC 600
16 Northern Iowa 607
17 South Dakota State 608

Individual Results

Place Name School Score
1 Gary Woodland Kansas 69-66-135
T2 Ryan Henry Tulsa 71-66-137
T2 Robby Shaw W. Kentucky 69-68-137

Kansas Results
1 Gary Woodland 69-66-135
T4 Zach Pederson 71-69-140
T13 *Ryan Rainer 70-73-143
T30 Pete Krsnich 74-71-145
T30 *Barrett Martens 75-70-145
T43 Tyler Docking 76-71-147
T43 Luke Trammell 72-75-147
T55 *Jason Sigler 76-73-149
T55 *Joey Mundy 75-74-149
85 *Walt Koelbel 80-77-157
*Competed as an individual