Aggies struggle on day one of Rattler Invite
For Immediate Release
February 24, 2020
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The Cameron men’s golf team got off to a rough start at the St. Mary’s Rattler Invitational on Monday, as they are currently in the back of the pack with a two-round score of 621.
In their second tournament of the spring slate, the Aggies opened their first day at the Dominion Country Club with a 310 in the opening round. They followed that up with a 311 in round two to give them their 36-hole score of 621. CU is currently 29 strokes back of the clubhouse leader Oklahoma Christian, who carded a 592 on Monday.
Cameron was led by junior Tyler Kaman, who carded a 76 in both of his rounds on Monday. Kaman’s 152 has him tied for 27th individually. Logan Durst is two strokes behind his teammate after shooting a pair of 77 rounds for his first 36 holes.
Joey Kirk has a 156 after two rounds of play, shooting a 79 and a 71, while Devin Whipple carded a 159 with a 78 first round score and an 81 second-18 round. Freshman Preston Holmes had the throw away score in both rounds, shooting a 168 during Monday’s play while CU’s individual, Jordan Hardin, shot an 82 and an 81 in round one and two respectively.
The Aggies totaled 15 birdies through the first 36 holes in San Antonio, led by Kaman’s six. Durst led the Black and Gold with 24 pars, while Kirk had 21 on his scorecards through the first two rounds.
OC holds a slight four stroke lead over St. Mary’s, who carded a 594 through their home tournament’s opening round. There is a three-way tie for third place with Texas A&M International, St. Edward’s, and West Texas A&M all owning a 595 score after 36 holes.
The Rattlers’ Emilio Gonzalez leads the field with a five-under 139 through two rounds, shooting a 69 and a 70 on Monday. OC’s Trevor Norby is right there with him, shooting a four-under 140 through two rounds.
Cameron will look to move up the leaderboards in the third and final round on Tuesday in San Antonio. The round tees off at 8 a.m. at the Dominion CC.