April 20, 2013
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue men's golf team shot 589 (+13) as a group on Saturday to finish the opening day of the Boilermaker Invitational in fifth place.
The Boilermakers shot 291 (+3) and 298 (+10) to wrap up the day just a dozen shots off the pace set by Iowa.
Sophomores Justin Cho and Enzo Perez starred for the Boilermakers on Saturday, finishing in a tie for eighth place with even-par totals of 144. The duo will head into Sunday's final round within four shots of the individual lead.
Cho shot 70 in the first round and 74 in the second, while Perez carded a 73 in the morning and 71 in the afternoon.
Junior Adam Schenk finished the day in a tie for 14th thanks to a one-under 71 in the first round. He concluded the day with a total of 145 (+1).
Redshirt freshman David Cooke had a strong day as an individual, shooting 70 (-2) in the first round en route to a day-one total of 145 (+1). He finished the opening day of the event in a tie for 14th place. Fellow freshman Jonathan DiIanni is also playing as an individual, and wrapped up day one in 81st place (161).
Officials anticipate a frost delay on Sunday that will likely push the start of the final round back until 9:30 a.m. ET. Live scoring will once again be available via golfstatresults.com.