Oklahoma takes lead into final round in Wyoming Cowboy Classic

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With a 560 (E), the 16th-ranked Oklahoma men’s golf team holds the lead after two rounds at the two-day, 54-hole Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The 21-team tournament is being played at the 7,133-yard, par-70 North Course at the Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

The Sooners have a one-stroke advantage over No. 44 BYU and Colorado, who both finished the day with a 561 (+1). Utah is in fourth with a 2-over 562, while Gonzaga completes the top five with a 565 (+5).

After the first round, the Sooners were in second place with a 5-under 275, two strokes behind Colorado, before adding a second-round 285 (+5).

Leading the Sooners is Michael Gellerman, who fired a 136 (-4) on Monday. The junior shot a bogey-free 4-under 66 in the first round before recording an even-par 70. Gellerman, who pocketed eight birdies for the day, sits in a tie for third place out of 115 individuals, three strokes off the lead.

Also within the top 20 on the leaderboard is junior Charlie Saxon, who logged a 140 (E) for the first 36 holes. Saxon shot a first-round 69 (-1) followed by a 71 (+1) to sit in a tie for 16th place.

With scores of 71 (+1) and 72 (+2), bringing his two-round total to 143 (+3), senior Michael Schoolcraft is tied for 27th place.

Sophomore Beau Titsworth and freshman Max McGreevy share 52nd place with 7-over 147s. Titsworth shot a 5-over 75 and 2-over 72 in the first and second rounds, respectively. McGreevy, who was tied for 13th place after the first round with a 1-under 69, struggled for the second 18 holes, recording a 78 (+8).

The final round of the Wyoming Cowboy Classic is slated to begin at 9:30 a.m. CT on Tuesday with a shotgun start. The Sooners will be paired with BYU and Colorado. Live stats (updated every three holes) will be available at GolfStat.com.


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