PARKER, Colo. – After the first day of action at the Paintbrush Invitational, Oklahoma State’s men’s golf team found itself atop the leaderboard at Colorado Golf Club.
Play on Monday, which was slated for 36 holes at the par-72, 7,357-yard layout, was suspended due to darkness. The Cowboys were called off the course with 2-4 holes remaining in their respective rounds.
After opening with a 2-over 290, OSU found itself at 7-under par for the event when play was halted. Texas Tech and New Mexico came in a stroke back with 6-under scores.
Denver’s Petter Mikalsen stands at 9-under par to hold a two-shot advantage in the individual race.
Competing individually, OSU junior Kristoffer Ventura opened with a 4-under 68 and finished the day alone in third place at 6-under.
After opening with a 74, sophomore Zach Bauchou came in tied for fifth place at 3-under par in a group that included teammate Stratton Nolen. The junior also opened with a 74.
Like Ventura, Hayden Wood is competing individually and also finished the day tied for fifth place. The sophomore opened with a 2-under 70.
Freshman Viktor Hovland opened with a 69 and finished the day tied for 19th place at even par.
Coming in a stroke off the pace of Hovland was junior Brendon Jelley, who opened with a 75 before finishing the day at 1-over par and tied for 25th place.
Junior Sam Stevens rounded out the Cowboy starting five, posting an opening 73 and coming in tied for 51st place at 6-over par.
The Cowboys will resume play tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. (MST). Live scoring for the tournament is available at birdiefire.com.
Oral Roberts is in 12th place. With a -1 in the opening round, Jack Howes is leading the Golden Eagles. He is 4-over in the second round but tied for 33rd overall.
Will Starkey is 1-under for the second round and has moved into a tie for 57th overall.
ORU Individual Results*
T33 – Jack Howes – 71-67-138
T47 Cody Burrows 73-65–138
T57 Will Starkey 80-63–143
T62 Grayson Jones 76-68–144
87 Dominic Lara 82-70–152
* – Round 2 incomplete
1 Oklahoma State 290-243–533
T2 Texas Tech 286-240–526
T2 New Mexico 288-241–529
T4 Oregon 282-251–533
T4 Colorado 293-243–536
6 Denver 292-241–533
7 Colorado State 289-249–538
8 Wyoming 289-262–551
9 Northern Colorado 298-256–554
10 Iowa 301-257–558
11 Washington State 305-248–553
12 Oral Roberts 300-263–563
13 Loyola Marymount 306-255–561
14 South Dakota 302-261–563
15 Air Force 308-271–579
* – Round 2 incomplete. Rankings based on score to par through completed holes