Baylor Men’s Golf Remains Third at NCAA Louisville Regional

May 14, 2019
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Baylor men’s golf remained in third place after shooting 4-over-par 288 in Tuesday’s second round of the NCAA Louisville Regional at University of Louisville Golf Club. The Bears have a two-round total of even-par 568, which is nine strokes in front of the top-five team cut to advance to the NCAA Championship.

No. 25 Baylor (E) trails only No. 11 Auburn (-15) and No. 1 Oklahoma State (-7). The Bears lead No. 37 Iowa State (+2), No. 21 Louisville (+3), No. 13 North Florida (+9), No. 49 Arizona (+10), No. 48 West Virginia (+11), No. 35 Arkansas State (+17), Mississippi State (+17), Southern Illinois (+22), New Mexico (+25) and Jacksonville State (+29).

The Bears climbed into second place after taking the turn at 2-under-par on the day and 6-under overall, but the Bears shot 6-over in the second half of the round with the four counting scores combined to post three birdies and nine bogeys.

Garrett May carded Baylor’s best round of the day with an even-par 71 to move into a tie for 21st place at 1-over 143 through 36 holes. Cooper Dossey and Ryan Grider posted matching rounds of 1-over 72, with Dossey moving into a tie for seventh place at 3-under 139 and Grider in a tie for 18th place at even-par 142. Colin Kober had BU’s final counting score at 2-over 73 to tie for 41st place at 5-over 147, and Braden Bailey is tied for 48thplace at 6-over 148 after a second round of 6-over 77.

HIGHLIGHTS

Baylor ranks third in the 13-team field in par-3 scoring at 6-over 3.15, fourth in par-4 scoring at 11-over 4.10 and seventh in par-5 scoring at 8-under 4.73.

BU is tied for third in the tournament with 114 pars and tied for seventh with 28 birdies.

Dossey is tied for the lead in the 75-player field in par-5 scoring at 5-under 4.17.

Dossey is tied for sixth in par-3 scoring at even-par 3.00.

Dossey is tied for fourth with 26 pars, and Kober is tied for 10th with 25 pars.

Grider is tied for 16th in par-4 scoring at 1-over 4.05.

Grider is tied for ninth in the field with a team-high eight birdies across 36 holes.

STAT OF THE DAY
27 – Cooper Dossey played bogey-free golf for his first 27 holes at the Regional, which was the longest streak of any golfer in the 75-player field. He had 15 pars, two birdies and one eagle in Monday’s first round, then had two birdies and seven pars on his first nine holes in the second round before making his first bogey on No. 1, which was his 10th hole in the second round.

WHAT'S NEXT

Baylor is paired with Auburn and Oklahoma State for Wednesday’s final round, and those teams will be the first to hit the course at 6:30 a.m. CT (7:30 a.m. in Louisville). Bailey has Baylor’s first tee time at 6:30 a.m., followed by Kober at 6:41 a.m., May at 6:52 a.m., Grider at 7:03 a.m. and Dossey at 7:14 a.m. Live scoring of the NCAA Louisville Regional is available at www.golfstat.com.

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