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Simon Kwon shot under par over 36 holes of play at the San Diego Classic on Monday.
Simon Kwon Pacing Bears Individually Through Two Rounds
CHULA VISTA – The California men’s golf team is in sole possession of seventh place at the Lampkin San Diego Classic after completing 36 holes of play on Monday. The Golden Bears shot 3-over par (290-289 – 579) on the first day of competition at the San Diego Country Club and were led by a strong individual effort from Simon Kwon, who is tied for ninth at 3-under par (71-70 – 141).
San Diego State leads the field at 15-under and is one of five teams under par with one round to play on Tuesday. The Bears are six shots behind fifth-place UCLA (-3) while San Diego sits in sixth at 1-over.
Kwon totaled eight birdies and an eagle throughout his first 18 holes and is six strokes behind clubhouse co-leaders Petr Hruby (-9) of Washington and Christoph Bleier of Colorado State. The sophomore Bear shot 4-under across his final 10 holes of play on Monday to move back into the top 10. Sampson Zheng is tied for 17th at 1-under (72-71 – 143) while Costas Panay (+3) and Tony Chen are tied for 40th and 53rd, respectively.
Jeewon Park (+2) is tied for 33rd while playing as an individual.
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