T.K. Kim is one of four Broncos in the top 25.
April 26, 2013
PROVO, Utah - Boise State senior men's golfer T.K. Kim is tied for fifth place following the first two rounds of the PING Cougar Classic Friday, one of four Broncos to finish the first day of the event in the top 25.
Kim is one of only six golfers in the field to open the tournament with back-to-back sub-par rounds, carding an opening-round 71 (-1) and a second-round 70 (-2) at the par-72, 7,142-yard Riverside Country Club.
His two-round total of 141 (-3) trails tournament leader Zachary Blair of BYU by seven strokes.
Kim was one of three Broncos to shoot better than par on the second 18 holes, helping Boise State rebound from an opening-round 294 (+6) to move into fourth place. Boise State, which ended the first round in eighth, posted the third-lowest score of the second at 284 (-4).
Boise State's two-round total of 578 (+2) is five strokes back of third place. Tournament-host BYU leads the event with a total of 555 (-21).
Freshman Shane Allor (76-70) and redshirt senior Charlie Marusiak (75-71) each enter the final round tied for 19th at 146 (+2). Allor's second round tied his career best, and Marusiak's second-round score was his lowest of the season.
Playing as individuals, senior Clayton Kosanovich posted a 36-hole total of 147 (72-75, +3), and sophomore Jon Van Dyk recorded a 159 (81-78, +15).
Kosanovich will enter the final round tied for 23rd.
The Broncos are scheduled to begin teeing off for the final round at 9 a.m. (MT), and live scoring is available HERE.