The Arizona men’s golf team finished the first day of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate in 12th place with a total of 599 (+31).
The Wildcats bounced back from a 305 (+21) in the first round with a collective 294 (+10) in the afternoon, moving from 15th to 12th place at the end of the day’s competition.
Much like the Arizona team as a whole, senior Erik Oja had a bounce-back afternoon, shooting a sizzling 65 (-6) to finish the day with a total of 144 (+2). Oja’s second-round effort, the best 18-hole total of his college career, placed him in a 13th-place tie with Tuesday’s final round left to play.
Junior Alex McMahon was also in red numbers after Monday’s afternoon session, shooting 70 (-1) to get to 147 (+5) for the day. He will start play tomorrow in a tie for 25th place.
Junior Brenden Redfern paced Arizona with a 72 (+1) in the morning round, and finished the day in a tie for 40th place with a total of 150 (+8). Junior Dylan Kornberg and freshman Bertrand Mommaerts each shot 160 (+18) on Monday and are tied for 88th place.
Senior Benson Liu, playing as an individual, shot 151 (+9) on Monday and stands in a tie for 51st place with 18 holes to play.Live scoring is not available for the Wimberly Intercollegiate, but results will be posted at arizonawildcats.com at the end of Tuesday’s final round. For more information on Arizona men’s golf, follow @UAWildcatsGolf on Twitter.