Paolucci, Hoey Lead Troy At Gifford Collegiate Championship|
Nov. 4, 2013
Results at Golfstat.com
Junior Anthony Paolucci and freshman Rico Hoey are both tied for second at 6-under 134 after leading the No. 30 USC men's golf team to a tie for third after a 36-hole first day of the Gifford Collegiate Championship on Monday (Nov. 4) at the Pelican Hill G.C. in Newport Beach.
The Trojans combined for a 3-under 560 (283-277), tied with SMU in third and nine back of top-ranked Alabama (551) and six back of Northwestern (554).
Both Paolucci and Hoey opened with 68s and followed with 66s. Both of Paolucci's rounds featured five birdies and he birdied the par 5 8th and 17th holes twice. Hoey had four birdies against two bogeys in his opening round and then mixed five birdies and one bogey in his second trip around the course.
Action concludes Tuesday beginning at 7 a.m.