San Diego State Leads After First Round of 2012 Mountain West Men's Golf Championship
May 4, 2012
TUCSON, Ariz. - Defending champion San Diego State holds a one stroke lead over New Mexico after the first round of the 2012 Mountain West Men's Golf Championship, being played May 4-6 on the Catalina Course at OMNI Tucson National Golf, (Par 71, 7,144 yards), in Tucson, Ariz.
The Aztecs' first-round score of 4-under-par 280 is one shot better than second place New Mexico, who carded a 3-under 281. TCU is currently in third position with a 2-under 282, followed by Colorado State in fourth at an even-par 284 and UNLV in fifth at 1-over 285. Boise State is sixth (8-over 292), Wyoming is seventh (10-over 294) and Air Force in eighth (13-over 297).
Colorado State's Zahkai Brown is the individual leader after firing a 5-under 66. His day included an eagle (on the 15th hole), six birdies and three bogeys. Brown was one of three players to card an eagle in the first round, along with teammate Parker Eden (10th hole) and TCU's Johan de Beer (10th hole). There is a two-way tie for second place in the individual standings at 4-under between the Horned Frogs' de Beer and San Diego State's Alex Kang. Colorado State's Kirby Pettitt is fourth with a 2-under 69. Several players are tied for fifth at 1-under 70.
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