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M-golf sits fifth after second round in HI

After the second round of play, the UA men’s golf team has climbed to fifth place in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Honolulu, Hawaii, although they are now 10 strokes behind leader California which sits at 18-under-par.

After a rough first day, the Wildcats bounced back with four of five players either at or below par. Juniors Jonathan Khan and Tarquin MacManus both bounced back from above-par first rounds, as each shot a 3-under-par 69.

Arizona is five strokes behind fourth place Brigham Young (-13), and two strokes ahead of sixth place Southern Methodist (-6).  Cal holds a two-stroke lead over Texas A&M (-16).

For the second consecutive tournament, the Golden Bears have a player in the running for an individual championship, as junior Stephen Hale sits atop the field at 8-below-par.

MacManus is in a tie for 16th at 2-under-par, while Tom Conran, competing as an individual, is in a tie for 57th at 4-above-par.

The final round beings today with a shotgun start at 11 a.m.

— Alex Williams

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