April 27, 2013
The Air Force men's golf team finished in second place at the PING Cougar Classic, hosted by Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. The Falcons shot a six-under par 282 in the final round Saturday for a three-round total of 15-under par 849 on the par-72, 7,142-yard Riverside Golf Club. Host BYU won the tournament at 32-under par.
Junior Kyle Westmoreland tied for second individually with a 13-under par total of 203 after a four-under par 68 in the final round. He tied with Joe Parkinson of BYU, one shot behind tournament winner Zachary Blair of BYU.
Senior Andrew Hoops shot a 68 in the final round Saturday and finished in a tie for fifth place with a three-round total of five-under par 211. Sophomore Blake Edwards tied for 16th place at one-under par 217, while junior Phillip Colwell tied for 17th with a two-over par total of 218. Fellow junior Jack Howard had to withdraw during the first round due to a stomach virus.
The Falcons will close out the 2013 spring season next weekend at the Mountain West Championships in Tucson, Az., beginning Friday, May 3.