Cal Poly Men’s Golf in Fourth Place After Two Rounds of Play in PRO Compression Invitational


RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. — The Cal Poly men’s golf team is fourth among 12 schools competing in the PRO Compression Invitational hosted by the University of San Diego when play was suspended Monday due to darkness.

Most players had just one or two holes to play to complete the second round.

UC Santa Barbara leads the way at 15 under par, followed by Wichita State at even par and Loyola Marymount at two over par.

Coach Scott Cartwright’s Mustangs are at six over par.

Justin De Los Santos is tied for ninth place at two under par. He carded a par 72 in the morning and was two under par through 16 holes in the second round when play was suspended.

Jesse Yap is tied for 17th place at two over par, posting a 75 in the morning round, while Nick Engelhardt is tied for 19th place with a 75 in the morning and even through 16 holes of his second round.

Also scoring for Cal Poly were Jimmy Castles at four over par (73 in the morning) and Cole Nygren at five over par (75 in the first round).

Competing as an individual, Grady Smith is in fifth place at four under par with a 67 in the morning and one over par through 16 holes in his second round.

Individual co-leaders are Zach Smith of UC Santa Barbara and Yannick Emmert of Wichita State at 10 under par. Both have two holes to play.

Players return to the course at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday to complete the second round, followed by the final 18 holes of play on the 6,947-yard, par-72 The Farms Golf Club course, which has hosted the 2011 and 2015 NCAA Regionals as well as USGA qualifiers for the U.S. Amateur, U.S. Open and San Diego Cup.


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