Monday, April 30, 2007

SPORTS>>Air Force finishes 17th at PING Golf Cougar Classic

PROVO, Utah (AFNEWS) — Turning in its best round on day two April 21, the Air Force golf team finished in 17th place at the PING Golf Cougar Classic, being held at the par-72, 7,001-yard Riverside Country Club. Host BYU captured the team championship with a three-round score of 832 (-32), led by medalist Daniel Summerhays, who finished at 205 (-11).

The Falcons fired a 295 on the final day, bringing their three-round score to 895. Senior Tyler Goulding, shooting a 2-under-par 70 in round three, moved into a tie for sixth place at 211 to lead the way for Air Force. Meanwhile, senior Chad Follett and sophomore Shaun O'Bryant both tied for 79th place at 229.

Also competing for the Falcons were Andrew Gibson, who finished at 233, and Jared Freeman, who fired a season-best round of 74 to finish at 234.

The Falcons wrap up the season this week at the Mountain West Conference Championship, being held in Tucson, Ariz. April 26 to 28.

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