Falcons Hold Seven-Shot Lead at Jackrabbit Invitational
March 11, 2013
Sparked by a pair of five-under par 67s in the first round by junior Kyle Westmoreland and sophomore Blake Edwards, the Air Force golf team holds a seven-shot lead midway through the second round at the 2013 Jackrabbit Invitational par-72, 7,131-yard Primm Valley Golf Club in Primm, Nev. The tournament started late on Monday due to frost on the court and did not finish the second round.
The Falcons hold a seven-shot lead over Idaho midway through the second round at 18-under par. Air Force had a two-shot lead over the Vandals after the first round thanks to Edwards’ career-low 67. He started the round with five straight birdies and was six-under par after eight holes, but gave three shots back. He was tied for third place individually with his teammate Westmoreland, whose 67 was the second-lowest round of his career.
Air Force’s first-round total of 276 was the lowest round by a Falcon squad since shooting a 275 at the Agua Caliente Air Force Invitational at Eisenhower on Nov. 10, 2007.
“We had a great round this morning with all five players in the mix most of the day,” said Air Force head coach George Koury. “I am very proud of our effort throughout the entire day.”