Kyle Westmoreland Named Mtn. West Golfer of the Week

    Kyle Westmoreland earned his third career golfer of the week honor
    Kyle Westmoreland earned his third career golfer of the week honor

    April 30, 2013

    Air Force junior Kyle Westmoreland has been selected the Mountain West Men's Golfer of the Week for tournaments played April 26 - 27.

    Westmoreland concluded the regular season tying for a second-place finish at the PING Cougar Classic in Provo, Utah. He fired a 13-under-par 203 (69-66-68) on the par 72, 7,142-yard Riverside Country Club. The product of Katy Texas, was one shot shy of medalist honors and his 54-hole total is the second-lowest of his career and the fourth-lowest by any Falcon golfer in the history of the program. Westmoreland's second round of 6-under 66 tied for the second-lowest round of his career at Air Force. He was one of only two golfers in the field of 52 to shoot three sub-70 rounds and one of four golfers to complete each round under par. Westmoreland notched 18 birdies across the tournament, including seven in each of the final two rounds.

    As a team, Air Force placed second among nine squads with a combined score of 15-under 849 (284-283-282), marking the Falcons' fifth top-five finish of the season. AFA's total of 849 was the fourth-best for a 54-hole tournament in program history.

    Westmoreland enters this week's MW Championship leading the Falcons and ranked second in the Mountain West with a 71.90 stroke average over 31 rounds. This marks his third career MW Golfer of the Week award.

     

     

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