Oct. 3, 2005
GLENVIEW, Ill. -
The Purdue men's golf team is in seventh place after the first 36 holes of the 2005 Big Ten PAC-10 Challenge in Glenview, Ill., on Monday.
The Boilermakers fired a 298 in the morning round and a blistering 284 in the afternoon. Their total of 582 put them 10 strokes off the lead, held by Minnesota and Arizona. Six teams did not conclude their second round due to darkness.
Purdue was led by junior Pariya Junhasavasdikul, who fired a 72 and 71 on Monday. Richardson's one-under 71 consisted of five birdies and four bogeys. He is tied for 14th overall.
Junior Bobby Bennett totaled a 144 during the first 36 holes. After firing a 75 in the morning, he came back with a team-low 69 in the afternoon. He carded five birdies in his round and was three-under on the front nine. He is tied for 16th overall.
Junior Peter Richardson is tied for 23rd overall. He fired a 75-71 for a total of 146. His round of 71 included five birdies and four bogeys.
Freshman Michael Randle is tied for 51st after a total of 151. Sophomore Santiago Russi totaled a 152 and is tied for 55th overall. His round was highlighted by four-straight birdies on the backside of his after 18.
The tournament is being held at the Glen Club Golf Course in Glenview, Ill. The course is a par 72, 7,236-yard layout.
The final 18 holes will be held on Tuesday. Live scoring can be found by logging on to golfstat.com.