PALOUSE RIDGE, Wash. -- Several Husky players continued to play well this summer as five Dawgs took part in the Pacific Northwest Men's Amateur Championship at Palouse Ridge Golf Club.
At the conclusion of Monday's 36-hole stroke play, four of the five Huskies qualified for the match play portion of the tournament.
The Dawgs were led by incoming freshman Frank Garber who fired a round of 7-under 63 in the second round ot tie for second after two rounds of stroke play. Garber finished 7-under for the 36 holes, just two strokes off the lead.
Another incoming freshman, Greg Gildea, was also in the top-10 after rounds of 1-under 69 and 4-under 66. Gildea is tied for sixth place and moves on to match play.
Two other Dawgs advanced to the match play, including Tyler Salsbury who finished tied for 19th at 1-under. Salsbury is having a good summer that already included setting the course record at Enumclaw Golf Course with an amazing round of 13-under 57. The final Dawg was yet another incoming freshman, Spencer Weiss, who placed tied for 31st at 2-over.
Chris Babcock also competed, but did not advance to the 64-player match play that begins Tuesday.
In other Husky golf news this week, Jordan Lu placed second at the U.S. Amateur Qualifier at Eagle Crest Resort in Redmond, Ore. He was just two shots off earning the automatic qualifying spot to the U.S. Amateur and instead will be the first alternate.
Finally, Jonathan Sanders begins play at the Trans-Mississippi Championship on Tuesday.