Iowa and Iowa State have some catching up to do after the first round of NCAA men’s golf regionals Thursday.
The Hawkeyes are in 11th place, shooting a 4-over-par 288 at the Athens, Ga., regional. Barrett Kelpin and Ian Vandersee led Iowa with even-par 71s. Joseph Winslow and Chris Brant added 73s and Steven Ihm a non–counting 74.
Iowa State is in 11th place at the Bowling Green regional after shooting a 17-over-par 305. Nate McCoy led the Cyclones with an opening one-over 73. Scott Fernandez shot 76, Sam Daley and Borja Virto 78s and Duncan Croudis a non-counting 79.
The 54-hole competition ends Saturday. Teams must finish in the top five of their regional to advance to the NCAA finals May 29-June 3 at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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