Wildcats Move into Eight Place on Day Two
San Jose del Cabo, Mexico - Led by the freshmen tandem of Cooper Musselman and Tyler ‘Chip’ McDaniel, the Kentucky men’s golf steam surged up the leaderboard into a tie for eighth place on the second day of the Querencia Cabo Collegiate Tournament on Monday.
Musselman carded an even-par 71 and McDaniel tallied a 1-over par 72. The duo sits in a tie for 23rd overall with a 36-hole total of 2-over par.
The field consists of 11 top 50 ranked teams and the Wildcats own leads over seventh-ranked LSU and No. 39 Arkansas. No. 12 South Florida leads the field after totaling a 1-under par 283 in day two. Kentucky is within four strokes of a top-five finish having scored a 4-over par 288 in round two. UK (+10) trails No. 13 Wake Forest (+6), No. 11 Vanderbilt (+6) and No. 35 Houston (+7). No. 9 Baylor and No. 47 Ole Miss are tied with Kentucky at 10-over par.
In addition to Musselman and McDaniel, sophomore Stephen Stallings had a breakout round with a 1-over par 72. His 36-hole score sits at 3-over par and he is tied for 30th overall in the tournament.
UK’s day one leader, junior David Snyder, shot a 2-over par 73 and is tied for 30th through two rounds. He’s at 3-over par for the tournament.
The tournament is a par-71 and will play at 6,869 yards on the final day of play. The teams will play the final 18 holes Tuesday morning beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET.
Live stats will be provided by www.golfstat.com and a complete recap following each day of action will be available at UKathletics.com. For more information on the University of Kentucky men’s golf team please visit the team’s official website and follow us on Twitter @UKmensgolf.
Querencia Cabo Collegiate
San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, March 1-3
Par: 71 Yardage: 6,894, 6,873, 6,869
T10-Kentucky - +10 (290-288-578)
T23 – Tyler ‘Chip’ McDaniel - +2 (72-71-144)
T23 – Cooper Musselman - +2 (73-71-144)
T30 – David Snyder - +1 (72-73-146)
T30 – Stephen Stallings - +2 (73-72-146)
70 – Will Bishop - +30 (80-92-172)