Jayhawks Shoot Under Par in Second Round at Desert Shootout
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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