ATLANTA, Ga. — Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team posted its second consecutive 282 on Friday at the Southeast Regional at Capital City Club’s Crabapple Course to slip into second place with one round remaining.
The Cowboys finished the day with a 36-hole total of 564, 4-over, to come in three shots behind Clemson. The Tigers posted a 278 to erase OSU’s one-shot lead during a round that was hampered by a one-hour, 20-minute weather delay prior to its start and another two-hour delay during the afternoon. Tournament host Georgia Tech is nine shots behind the Cowboys at 573. The top five teams after tomorrow’s round will advance to the Championship June 1-6 at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn.
will begin play tomorrow looking to extend its unprecedented string of Championship appearances to 64-straight berths at the national tournament.
“I just hope they control their emotions. That’s all you need to do in any golf tournament,” head coach Mike McGraw said. “Control the way you think. Control the way you react to things happening to you because something is going to happen. If they can take care of that, they’ll probably be fine.”
BYU’s Robbie Fillmore fired a 69 on Friday to stand alone in first place at 3-under 137. Fillmore is one shot clear of a trio of players that included OSU’s Peter Uihlein.
The Cowboy sophomore posted an even-par 70 and is tied with Logan Blondell of Georgia Southern and Jamie Marshall of Arkansas for second place at 138, 2-under.
Sophomore Morgan Hoffmann moved into the top five after firing a 69 to get to even par at 140. Hoffmann is one of five players tied with a 36-hole score of even par.
Senior Trent Whitekiller followed his opening 71 with another 1-over tally to stand in a tie for 12th place at 142, while junior Kevin Tway’s 72 gave him a 144 total, tying him for 25th place.
Redshirt freshman Sean Einhaus’ 72 moved him into a tie for 34th place at 146.
The Cowboys will close out play tomorrow at 8:40 a.m. () and will be grouped with Clemson and Georgia Tech.