K-State men’s golf tied for first at Cowboy Classic

By The Mercury

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The Kansas State men’s golf team sits atop the leader board after two rounds of play at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic at the par-70, 7,133-yard north course at the Talking Stick Golf Club on Monday.

K-State carded a 15-under-par 545 on the day, shooting a blistering 12-under-par 268 in the first round, and a 3-under-par 277 in the afternoon. The Wildcats were tied with the University of San Diego going into today’s action.

The Wildcats were led by Ben Juffer, shooting a 9-under-par 131 on the day to sit tied for second place. He carded a 5-under-par 65 in the first round and a 4-under-par 66 in the second round.

Curtis Yonke had a 3-under-par 137 on the day, shooting a 3-under-par 67 in the first round and an even-par 70 during the second round to enter final-round play tied for 14th. Kyle Weldon is right behind him by carding a 2-under-par 138, striking a 4-under-par 66 in the first round and a 2-over par-72 in the second.

Kyle Smell currently sits tied for 63rd place with a 3-over-par 143 on the day, shooting an even-par 70 in the first round and 3-over-par 73 in the second. Rounding out the Wildcat lineup, David Klaudt carded a 5-over-par 75 in the first round and a 1-under-par 69 second round to finish at 4-over-par 144 on the day.

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