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Pavan Sagoo shot a 72 in the first round of The Goodwin.
Pavan Sagoo shot a 72 in the first round of The Goodwin.
GOLF | Sagoo Paces Gaels in First Round of The Goodwin
Release: Saturday 03/30/2017 
by SMC Athletics

STANFORD, Calif. — With windy conditions, the Stanford Golf Course proved to play extremely tough as the Saint Mary’s golf team struggled in the first round of The Goodwin.

The Gaels are in a four way tie for 15th after scoring 18-over 298 in round one.

Tournament host, Stanford, is the only team in the field under par, as the Cardinal sit atop the leaderboard at 4-under. Washington is seven strokes behind Stanford at 3-over. SMU is in third place at 4-over par, while No. 1 USC is in fourth at 5-over. BYU rounds out the top-5 at 8-over par.

Junior Pavan Sagoo is the Gaels low scorer of the day with a 2-over 72 finish. Sagoo shot even in the front nine, but a 2-over 37 in the back nine of the course. Sagoo is tied-27th in the field of 122 players.

Perry Cohen and Connor Blick are the two Gaels who also sit inside the top-50 of the leaderboard. Both players shot a first round 74 for a 4-over finish. After opening the round with four bogeys, Cohen scored two birdies in his last nine holes, taking advantage of the par 5’s.

Eduardo Carrete and Roman Aragon struggled in the opening round. Carrete’s lone birdie on the day came at the 16th hole. Carrete finished round one at 11-over. Aragon scored 8-over on the day.

SMC will tee off tomorrow at 8:25 a.m. off the first tee at Stanford Golf Course. The Gaels are paired with SMU and Colorado State.

Live scoring from The Goodwin can be found here via Golfstat.com


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