EDMOND, Okla. – Oklahoma City University owned the top three individual spots in the Rose Creek Classic on Monday at Rose Creek Golf Club.
The Stars, ranked fifth in NAIA men’s golf, built an eight-stroke advantage over the first 36 holes. Dalton Daniel from OCU ended the day as the individual leader.
Oklahoma City put together a 274-280—554 on the par-72, 7,048-yard layout. Southwestern Christian, the second-place team, entered the tournament as the No. 10 team in the Golf Coaches Association of America top 25. OCU’s Blue team recorded a 305-289—594.
Daniel, a senior from Newcastle, Okla., put up a 67-68—135 and pounded in eight birdies. Daniel hammered in an eagle on the par-5, 504-yard 18th hole during the first round. Daniel became one of four Stars to make an eagle Monday.
Oklahoma City’s Tres Hill and Dylan Teeter tied for second place. Hill, a freshman from Elk City, Okla., delivered a 66-71–137 while nailing 11 birdies. Teeter, a freshman from Bixby, Okla., reeled in a 69-68—137 and 10 birdies.
Jose Ramirez, a freshman from Venezuela, provided OCU with a 72-73—145, good for a tie for 12th, while dropping in five birdies. Ramirez boasted of an eagle on the par-4, 383-yard second hole during the late round. Will Fore shot a 73-74—147 with seven birdies. Fore, a senior from Southlake, Texas, knocked in an eagle on the par-5, 504-yard 14th hole in the first round.
Bo Robbins and Robbie Sager topped the OCU Blue team, tying for 14th place. Robbins, a sophomore from Guthrie, Okla., scooped up a 75-71—146 with three birdies and an eagle on No. 14. Sager, a sophomore from Carthage, Mo., also shot a 75-71—146 while posting seven birdies.
The event concludes 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Rose Creek Golf Club.
Rose Creek Classic
at Rose Creek Golf Club