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Martin Caps Action in Vegas PGA Second Day
Release Date: 10/05/2012
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LAS VEGAS - University of Oregon men's golf head coach Casey Martin capped action with a three-over, second-round score of 74 Friday in the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Finishing in a tie for 135th place overall, Martin (71-74-145) carded three birdies Friday on the second, 13th and 15th holes. His second round also included 10 par scores (#1, 3, 5, 7-10, 12, 14, 18), four bogeys (#4, 6, 11, 17) and one double bogey (#16).

In Thursday's first round, Martin also carded three birdies (#1, 12, 14), nine par scores (#3, 5, 7, 9-11, 13, 17-18), five bogeys (#2, 4, 6, 8, 16) and one double bogey (#15).

Overall in the event, two players were tied at 14-under for the lead - Jonas Blixt (64-64-128) and Brendon deJonge (62-66-128).

Action continues for those who made the cut with four-under scores of 138 or better. The final two rounds are set for Saturday and Sunday on the TPC Summerlin Course.

A link to complete hole-by-hole results is available by clicking HERE.

A month ago in other PGA action, the seventh-year Duck head mentor Martin tied for 55th place in the Albertsons Boise Open with his seven-under score (68-67-70-72-277).

Martin finished 15 strokes behind winner Luke Guthrie (64-71-62-65-262), and complete results are available at the PGA website by clicking HERE.

The Eugene native also added another impressive chapter to his lengthy and distinguished pro career with his second U.S. Open appearance in June at the Olympic Club. He missed the cut by only one stroke with a nine-over score (74-75-149) on the par-70 course.

He earned his invite to the nation's toughest test after his win and four-under score at the qualifier two weeks before at the Emerald Valley Golf Club (69-69-138).

Martin also appeared in the same event at the same location in 1998, and tied for 23rd overall (74-71-74-72-291).

Looking ahead team-wise, the No. 25 Ducks compete in their third of four fall stops next week in the Pac-12 Preview at Pumpkin Ridge near Portland, Ore., Oct. 8-9.

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