It was a historic day for University of Colorado freshman golfer Victor Bjorlow.
On Sunday, Bjorlow claimed the top honors at the Colorado Mines-Bob Wirtz Invitational at Bear Creek Golf Club. Bjorlow fired a 1-under-par 71 during Sunday's second round to become just the third freshman in CU golf history to win a tournament of at least 36 holes.
Bjorlow's two-round score of 147 kept him one shot ahead of teammate Ryan Schmitz, who finished second with a 148. Schmitz was tied for the lead after an opening-round 72.
Like that one-two duo, two other Buffs competed as individuals at the meet, with Wilson Belk finishing in a tie for 35th and Kade Crossland tying for 37th.
The only other two freshmen to win tournaments of at least 36 holes in CU history are Tobias Forsgren (CSU Invitational in 1998) and Jeremy Paul (Oregon Invitational, 2014).
"I'm obviously proud, it's something I didn't know," Bjorlow said. "I haven't played as well that I had hoped so far my freshman year. This should give me some confidence heading into the rest of the season. We have some big tournaments ahead of us and I want to be ready to contribute if called upon."
The Buffs return to action March 30 at Stanford's "The Goodwin."
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