Wilfredo Sanchez cards 77 in opening round at NCAA Division II South Central/West Super Regional
STOCKTON, Calif. – Texas A&M University-Commerce golfer Wilfredo Sanchez shot a 77 in his opening round at the NCAA Division II South Central/West Super Regional Tournament at Brookside Country Club on Monday.
The junior from The Woodlands is in a tie for the 98th spot on the leaderboard and has 36 holes to make a charge towards the top.
Sanchez had two birdies in the round Monday and struck the ball well, but he will be aiming for a better putting performance in his next two rounds.
Starting on the 10th hole, Sanchez carded a birdie, but then bogeyed Nos. 11 and 12. He earned a par on three straight holes before a double bogey on No. 16 and a bogey on No. 18 to sit at 4-over par at the turn.
He found consistency on the front nine with six pars. He birdied No. 5 but had bogeys on 3 and 8 for his final 5-over par 77 for the day.
Sanchez starts his second round of the tournament on hole one at 12:50 p.m. PDT (2:50 p.m. CDT). Live to score, and full leaderboards are available at http://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=participants&tid=12645.