UNLV Golf TV is active and involved at the 2016 Southern Highlands Collegiate, plus two Rebels are in the top five individually after the second round of action. Junior Taylor Montgomery, from Las Vegas, and sophomore Shintaro Ban, are tied for fourth. As a team the Rebels are tied for 10th against one of the deepest fields of any college tournament of the season.
Montgomery shot a second-round 1-under 71, while Ban fired a 2-under 70.
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The prestigious tournament, which annually features one of the toughest fields in college golf, includes six of the nation’s top-10 teams according to Golfweek and nine of the country’s top 20.
USC fired a second-round-low 8-under 280 on Tuesday to take the team lead by seven shots at 4-under 572. Arizona State is second at 3-over, followed by Texas and Florida, both in a tie for third at 5-over. SMU rounds out the top five at 7-over.
Host UNLV is 10th at 12-over after a second-round 4-over. There are 15 teams competing.
Rebel sophomore John Oda is tied for 33rd at 4-over after a second-round even par, junior Redford Bobbitt, who is also competing as an individual, is tied for 57th at 9-over, senior AJ McInerney is tied for 59th at 10-over and senior Zane Thomas is 72nd at 13-over. The field is made up of 78 individuals. Visit UNLVRebels.com for more team info.