Air Force Ties for 13th at PING Cougar Classic
April 16, 2011
PROVO, Utah -
Turning in its best score in the final round, the Air Force golf team finished tied for 13th place at the PING Cougar Classic, hosted by BYU at the par-72, 7,142-yard Riverside Country Club. The Falcons fired a 291 on Saturday to finish the weekend at 885 (+21).
Senior Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas) was Air Force’s top performer, tying for 32nd place with a three-round score of 219 (+3), while Kyle Westmoreland (Fr., Katy, Texas) finished a stroke behind to tie for 40th place individually. Freshman Philip Colwell (The Woodlands, Texas) shot a team-low round of 69 on Saturday to finish the tournament at 221 (+5), tying for 47th place.
Colorado State captured the team title, firing a three-round score of 847 (-17), while BYU’s Zac Blair earned medalist honors, finishing 11 strokes under par with a score of 205.
With their regular season slate completed, the Falcons will return to action May 5-7 at the Mountain West Conference Championship, being held in Tucson, Ariz.
T13 Air Force 299-295-291 885
T32 Kyle Bailey 74-70-75 219
T40 Kyle Westmoreland 76-72-72 220
T47 Philip Colwell 74-78-69 221
T78 Robert Belz 75-76-76 227
T83 Caleb Leestma 77-77-75 229