GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Nicolas Quintero led the Oregon State men’s golf team on the first day of the Folds of Honor Collegiate, shooting a 2-under 69 in his first round of golf for the Beavers.
Quintero, who hails from Cali, Colombia and who transferred to OSU from Barry University, picked up seven birdies en route to a tie for fifth after 18 holes. The senior posted three on par 5s, including the sixth, 13th and 18th holes. He is tied for fifth after day one.
Right behind Quintero was sophomore Rylan Johnson, who shot a 1-under 70 at the 7,086-yard American Dunes Golf Club. He connected on four birdies, including three straight on the par-5 sixth, par-3 seventh and par-4 eighth.
Johnson will head to day two of the event tied for ninth.
Alfred Raja was third among OSU’s competitors, shooting a 3-over 74. He had three birdies, joining Quintero on the sixth and 18th and Johnson on the ninth. Raja will head into day two tied for 44th.
Stanley Lin also made his OSU debut on Monday, and the freshman shot a 6-over 71 to finish 69th over the first 18. He also birdied the sixth and 18th holes.
Mateo Fuenmayor was one shot behind Lin, at a 7-over 78, and is in a tie for 70th. He birdied the par-5 18th.
OSU continues action Tuesday. The tournament is being broadcast on the Golf Channel.
Folds of Honor Collegiate
Oregon State Results – After 18 Holes
T5. Nicolas Quintero – 69 (-2)
T9. Rylan Johnson – 70 (-1)
T44. Alfred Raja – 74 (+3)
69. Stanley Lin – 77 (+6)
T70. Mateo Fuenmayor – 78 (+7)
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