Men's Golf in Seventh Place After One Round of Waikoloa Intercollegiate
Feb. 11, 2004
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii - The TCU men's golf team, ranked sixth in the nation in the Golfweek ratings, opened the 2004 spring season on Wednesday with a three-under-par score of 285 to sit in seventh place among 21 teams following the first round of the Taylor Made/Waikoloa Intercollegiate in Waikoloa, Hawaii. No. 5 Georgia Tech leads the team race with a 272, 10 strokes ahead of second-place and fourth-ranked UCLA. The Horned Frogs are just three strokes out of a share of second place.
Individually, junior J.J. Killeen is tied for fourth place after posting a three-under score of 69. Killeen was sensational on the back nine, registering a five-under 31, after he headed out with a two-over 38. Joining Killeen with under-par scores were two TCU teammates, including fellow junior David Schultz. Schultz notched a 70 (-2) on the opening 18 holes to earn a share of 11th place following the first day of the three-day event.
Playing in his first tournament of the season, senior Stephen Polanski also played well, carding a 71 (-1). The score of 71 has Polanksi tied for 24th among the 105 participants Meanwhile, sophomore Colby Beckstrom is tied for 64th after a 75 (+3), while senior Adam Meyer is tied for 85th following a five-over 77. Meyer was the individual champion at the event last season as the Horned Frogs took second place as a team.
Second round play of the 54-hole tournament at the Kings' and Beach Courses will begin on Thursday, with the final round set for Friday.