No. 7 Men's Golf moves into fourth place at Amer Ari Invitational
Feb. 3, 2011
KOHALA COAST, Hawaii – No. 7 Texas collectively shot a 10-under 278 and moved up two spots into a tie for fourth place Thursday through round two of the Amer Ari Invitational at the Waikoloa King’s Course.
The Longhorns sit at 16-under par for the tournament and stand nine shots back of 36-hole leader Oklahoma State. Oregon’s Daniel Miernicki holds a two-shot individual lead at 13-under with one round remaining.
Senior Bobby Hudson was the low Longhorn on the day after carding a five-under 67 that featured seven birdies. Hudson (Memphis, Tenn.) moves into fifth place at 8-under par after ending round one in 10th place. Sophomore Cody Gribble (Dallas, Texas) continued his solid play and fired a one-under 71 in round two behind birdies at the second, fourth, fifth and 13th holes. Gribble is tied for 18th place at 4-under par.
Junior Dylan Frittelli (Pretoria, South Africa) matched Gribble’s one-under 71 and sank birdies at the fourth, 10th and 14th holes. Frittelli is tied for 23rd place at 3-under par. Sophomore Julio Vegas (Maturin, Venezuela) shaved five strokes off of his opening round and carded a three-under 69 with birdies at the sixth, 11th, 12th and 15th holes. Vegas is tied for 38th place at 1-under par.
Freshman Toni Hakula (Espoo, Finland), competing in his first college event, took six shots off of his opening round and carded a one-under 71 in round two behind birdies at the second, 14th and 18th holes. Hakula is tied for 82nd place at 4-over par. Playing as an individual, junior Adam Wennerstrom (Austin, Texas) carded an even-par 72 in the second round and is tied for 66th place at 2-over par.
Texas tees off in the third and final round on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Central (7:30 a.m. local).
Amer Ari Invitational - Waikoloa King’s Course