The Seattle University men’s golf team got in one complete round of golf Monday in the first day of the Bill Cullum Invitational, but could not finish the second before darkness fell on the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley, Calif.
Jordan Beals (Enumclaw, Wash.) saw his first first-team action of the season, having only played as an individual at one other tournament this year. Beals opened the tournament with a 1-under-par 71 in the first round, which put him in a tie for sixth place.
Justin Haase (Spokane, Wash.), who also played his first first-team round of theseason Monday, shot 13-over-par 85, placing 105th after the first 18 holes of the tournament.
As a team, Seattle U took 309 strokes in the first round, 21 strokes above par. The Redhawks finished the first round in 18th place, while Washington State and San Diego were tied for the team lead with scores of even-par 288. UC Irvine’s Travis Russell and Boise State’s Clayton Kosanovich were tied for the individual lead with opening rounds of 3-under-par 69.
The Redhawks will finish up the second round Tuesday, October 23 with play starting at 7:30 a.m. Final round action will follow the conclusion of the second round at Wood Range GC.