Turcott looks good for the weekend

Turcott looks good for the weekend

Brian Lucas (Assistant Director of Athletic Communications)

Afternoon Update: Former Badger Jon Turcott shot a 3-under par 67 today in the second round of the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee and is currently tied for 50th place at -2. Turcott started his round playing wonderfully, recording birdies on five of his first 10 holes to get to 4-under for the tournament. Bogeys on the par 4 fourth hole (Turcott’s 13th of the round) and as well as one on his final hole, the par 4 ninth, put him at 3-under for the day.

Dan Woltman, a current member of the Wisconsin golf team and the only amateur in the field, shot a 1-under par 69 in today’s round. His two round tournament total of 141 is 1-over par. The projected cut line is 1-under. Like Turcott, Woltman started on the back nine and made a charge. After a birdie on No. 18 (his ninth hole of the day), Woltman was 3-under on his round and 1-under for the tournament. He gave a shot back on his 10th hole (No. 1) to fall back to even then bogeyed No. 7 (his 16th of the day) to finish at 1-over for the tournament.

UW men’s golf coach Jim Schuman, who entered the day tied with Woltman at +2, didn’t get off to the same sort of start as the other two Badgers. Teeing off on No. 1, Schuman was +4 on the day and 6-over for the tournament after a bogey on No. 10. He settled down to play his final eight holes in 2-under par, birdieing Nos. 15 and 18.

Half of the golfers are still on the course. First-round leader Richard S. Johnson shot a 3-under 67 to improve to 10-under on the tournament and hold a share of the 36-hole lead.  He’s tied with Nick Flanagan, whose 7-under round of 63 is the day’s best thus far. Once all the golfers are done for the day, look for a complete recap on uwbadgers.com.

Morning Update: Former Badger golfer Jon Turcott has started his second round at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee on fire, recording birdies on four of his first seven holes to move into a tie for 23rd place at three-under par. Starting on the back nine, Turcott parred the 10th then had back-to-back birdies on Nos. 11 and 12. Two pars followed and he again went back-to-back birds on the 15th and 16th holes.

Current Badger Dan Woltman is also making a run at the cut line as he is two-under par through his first six holes. He also started his round on No. 10, parring his first two holes. He carded back-to-back birdies on Nos. 12 and 13 to move to even for the tournament and a share of 80th place.

The projected cut right now is at one-under par.

UW head coach Jim Schuman bogeyed his first hole, No. 1, and has recorded six straight pars since then. He is at three-over par for the tournament.

For complete live scoring updates, check out the PGA Tour's Official Web site.
 


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