Tigers 7th After Day One of Sacramento State Invitational

Tigers 7th After Day One of Sacramento State Invitational

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Pacific men's golf team is currently seventh with a 15 over-par 592 at the Sacramento State Invitational, which is being played at the Valley Hi Country Club. 

The Tigers were tied for sixth after the first 18 holes with a 299 (+11), but dropped one spot despite shaving six strokes off in the second round (+5, 293).

Leading the way after 36 holes is Long Beach State with a three-over 579, followed by UC Irvine (+6, 582), UC Santa Barbara (+8, 584), Cal State Fullerton (+9, 585), Grand Canyon (+10, 586), and Weber State (+15, 591).

Austin Fox is currently the Tigers top golfer with scores of 71 and 74. Currently he is tied for ninth with Weber State's Alex Herzog. Fox was just one of four golfers to shoot under par in the tournament's opening round after shooting par on 11 holes and recorded four birdies.

In a very competitive field only five strokes separate Fox and the Tigers' fourth scorer. Daniel Pena is currently tied for 20th with a four-over 148, while Jee Horsangchai is tied for 25th with a five-over 149 and Casey Scott is tied for 32nd with a six-over 150.

Jesper Kasanen and Anthony Madrid are golfing as individuals this week, Kasanen trails Scott by just two strokes (+8, 152) and Madrid trails by three strokes (+9, 153).

All seven of Pacific's golfers will return to the par-72, 7,010 yard course tomorrow morning at 8:30 am.

For up to date information and tee times visit the Pacific men's golf schedule page at pacifictigers.com.