SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Oahu, Hawaii – Led by junior Scott Smith, the Wolf Pack is in fourth place after round one at 2010 John Burns Invitational held at the par-72, 6,916 yard Leilehua Golf Course in Schofield Barracks, O’ahu, Feb. 17-19.
The Wolf Pack carded seven-under 291 in round one, only three strokes behind first place SMU and California are tied for lead at ten-under 278 followed by UNLV in third at nine-under 281. Texas A&M trails Nevada by four strokes in fifth place at 285.
Smith leads the Wolf Pack individually after carding three-under 69 in the first round to tie for fifth. Seniors Travis Esway and Jared Becher are tied for ninth at two-under 70. Junior Andrew Augustyniak shot even par to tie for 26th and senior Ryan Hallisey follows Augstyniak in 36th at one-over 73.
California’s Stephen Hale leads the tournament individually after carding seven-under 65 on Wednesday. Hale holds a three-stroke advantage over teammate Eric Mina, Derek Ernst (UNLV) and Ben Tewes (SMU) who shot four-under 68s in the first round to tie for second.
The John Burns Intercollegiate continues on Thursday and Friday with each day beginning with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Hawaii Time (10 a.m. Pacific Time). A recap and results from each round will be available at www.nevadawolfpack.com.