Cyclones hold lead after 36-holes in Arizona

Jack Bluhm

The Iowa State men’s golf team is still rolling as it holds the 36-hole lead after the first and second rounds at the ASU Thunderbird Invitational on Saturday.

The Cyclones shot a two-round total of 550 on Saturday with a first round score of 274 and a second round score of 276 on the Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Arizona. The team has a one-stroke lead over No. 5 Arizona State heading into the third and final round of play.

Denzel Ieremia is the leader of the Cyclones as he is currently in second place after carding rounds of 64 and 68 for a total of 132 to go 10-under through 36 holes. Ieremia’s first round 64 tied the school record for the lowest 18-hole score a player has recorded and over his last 90 holes he is 23-under-par.

Along with Ieremia there are two other Cyclones in the top-10 medalist race, Nick Voke and Ruben Sondjaja. Voke who is currently tied for sixth, shot a 36-hole total of 136 consisting of two rounds of 68 to be at 6-under. Voke has now tallied a total of 10 sub-70 rounds on the year. Sondjaja shot a pair of 69s and is currently tied for tenth place with a total of 138.

The third and final round of play begins Sunday morning.