Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

3 Ex-Lobos Earn Spots In Classic.(Sports)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

Sauer Leads the Pack With His 6-Under 66

Former University of New Mexico golfers Mike Sauer, Doug LaBelle and Chris Wall fired three of the day's low rounds at Monday's qualifier for this week's New Mexico Classic to win spots in the field.

Sauer had a 6-under 66, while LaBelle was one shot back and Wall had a 69.

Brian Fogt of St. Louis had the day's low round at 65 while Tim O'Neal, from Universal City, Calif., shot 66.

The qualifier, held at Four Hills Country Club, enticed 143 hopefuls from around the country to take a shot at the 14 spots left to complete this year's field. The Classic begins Thursday at Santa Ana Golf Club. …

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