Freshman Wilson Furr had a blistering stretch of birding six of seven holes on the back nine to finish minus-8 as the University of Alabama men’s golf team moved into a tie for the lead of the Stockton Regional on Tuesday.
The No. 7 Crimson Tide finished the second round at -14, along with unranked unranked Iowa State, one shot ahead of No. 43 Kansas State.
No. 18 Stanford was -8, and No. 31 TCU -7, and poised to go into the final round with a small cushion over the field.
The top five teams from the three-day regional will advance to the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., on May 25-30. Among those in danger of having their season end including No. 6 LSU (even-par) and No. 19 Southern California (+3).
As a team, Alabama had the low score Tuesday, -8 on the par-72 course, The Reserve at Spanos Park in California.