Jayhawks Shoot Under Par in Second Round at Desert Shootout

Desert Shootout
Palm Valley Country Club// Phoenix, Ariz.
Par 72 // 7,015 yards
Sophomore Connor Peck
Team Leaderboard Thru 2 Rounds Par 576
Team Score
1. Cal State Fullerton 555 (-21)
T2. UMKC 559 (-17)
T2. Idaho 559 (-17)
4. BYU 560 (-16)
5. Grand Canyon 563 (-13)
6. Kansas State 564 (-12)
T7. Southern Utah 566 (-10)
T7. Long Beach State 566 (-10)
9. Nebraska 567 (-9)
10. Kansas 569 (-7)
T11. Drake 574 (-2)
T11. Nothern Iowa 574 (-2)
13. Columbia 589 (+13)
T14. Bowling Green 598 (+22)
T14. Creighton 598 (+22)
Individual Leaderboard Thru 2 Rounds Par 144
Place Name Team Score
1. Mark Geddes Grand Canyon 131 (-13)
2. Nathan Hughes UMKC 132 (-12)
3. Mark Anguiano Cal State Fullerton 135 (-9)
4. Jordan Hammer BYU 136 (-8)
T5. Jared du Toit Idaho 137 (-7)
T5. Jake Holt Southern Utah 137 (-7)
Kansas Leaderboard Thru 2 Rounds Par 144
Place Name Score
T19. Logan Philley 141 (-3)
T24. Ben Welle 142 (-2)
T24. Connor Peck 142 (-2)
T39. Chase Hanna 145 (+1)
T60. Ryley Haas 148 (+4)
T87. David Auer (Individual) 157 (+13)

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Kansas junior Logan Philley shot a second-round 70 (-2) Friday and is in a tie for 19th heading into Saturday’s final round at the Desert Shootout at Palm Valley Country Club.

Philley began the tournament with a first round 1-under par, 71, as he led the Jayhawks to a day one finish of even par, 288. The KU men’s team recorded a second round 281 (-7), giving them a two day total of 569 (-7), placing them in 10th in the 15 team field.

Contributing to the Jayhawks efforts are Ben Welle and Connor Peck as they both currently sit in a tie for 24th at two-under par, 142. Welle began the tournament with a 71 (-1) and gave a repeat performance in the second round as he shot another 71 (-1). Peck struggled in the opening round as he shot a 74 (+2), but found his grove on the second day as he carded a 68 (-4), the best round of his collegiate career.

Chase Hanna continued his strong freshman campaign as he started the event with an even par 72. Hanna continued his hot start on the second day as he recorded a 73, one-over par, which currently places him in a tie for 39th with a two day total of 145 (+1).

Ryley began his first tournament of the spring season on a tough note as he shot a four-over par, 76, but quickly recovered as he carded a second round 72 (E). Haas currently sits in a tie for 60th with a 148 (+4).

David Auer, who is playing as an individual, recorded a first round 75 (+3), followed by a second round 82 (+10), placing him in a tie for 87th with a two round total to 157 (+13).

Cal State Fullerton Currently leads the event as they sit at a two round total of 555 (-21). UMKC and Idaho sit in a tie for second at 17-under par with a two round total of 559.

The Desert Shootout will conclude Saturday March 22, where the competitors will play the final 18 holes of the event.

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