Air Force Concludes Day One at Southern Highlands
March 7, 2008
Las Vegas, Nev. - In a field which includes seven of the nation's top 10 teams, the Air Force golf team sits in 15th place after one round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, being held at the 7,510 yard, par-72 Southern Highlands Golf Club. The Falcons are currently 31-over-par with an opening round score of 319.
Pacing the Falcons on day one of the tournament is sophomore Tom Whitney (La Quinta, Calif.), tied for 53rd at 77. Junior Shaun O'Bryant (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and freshman Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas) are next for Air Force, tied for 68th place at 80.
Seventh-ranked USC leads in the team standings with a 3-under-par 285, while Charlotte's Jonas Endander Hedin and UNLV's Matt Kinsinger are tied atop the individual leaderboard at 68 (-4).
Round two begins tomorrow with an 8:00 a.m. (PT) start.
Day One Results 15 Air Force 319 319 T53 Tom Whitney 77 77 T68 Kyle Bailey 80 80 T68 Shaun O'Bryant 80 80 T76 Andrew Gibson 82 82 78 Bob Whitney 83 83