UW Men's Golf Team In Fifth Place at The Prestige
Nov. 7, 2000
PALM DESERT, CA - The Washington men's golf team is in fifth place after the first 36 holes of play at The Prestige at Palm Desert, played on the Firecliff course at the Desert Willow Golf Resort. The first two rounds of the 15-team tournament were both played on Monday on the par-72 7,065-yard course. The Huskies shot a one-under 287 over the first 18 holes and even-par 288 in the second round to finish with 575, eleven shots behind Stanford, which leads the field with 564.
Washington freshman Dan Potter fired a second-round, three-under 69, seven strokes better than his previous best round this fall, to move into a tie for tenth place heading into Tuesday's final round. He finished at one-under 143 through 36 holes, seven shots back of the pace set by Alex Rodger from Pepperdine. Husky junior Gordy Scutt carded a 69 as well, in the first round, and is tied for 17th with teammate Brock Mackenzie at one-over 145. Joey Ramos was the third Husky to shoot an under-par round, firing a one-under 71 in the first round to finish in 21st. All six Huskies competing, four of which are freshmen, are within six shots of each other.
The final round will be played on Tuesday.
The Prestige at Palm Desert
Firecliff Golf Course
Palm Desert, Calif.
Par 72, 7,065 yards
Team Results: 1. Stanford 564, 2. Pepperdine 566, 3. UC-Irvine 567, 4. Northwestern 572, 5. Washington 575, 6. Colorado 577, 7. Vanderbilt 578, 8. Oregon 580, 9. UC-Santa Barbara 582, 10. Pacific 584, 11. UC-Davis 589, 12. UCLA 591, 13. Rice 600, 14. Yale 607, 15. UC- San Diego 613.
Top Individuals: 1. Alex Rodger (Pepperdine) 136, 2. James Lee (Stanford) 137, 3. Michael Beard (Pepperdine) 140, 4t. Luke Donald (Northwestern), Tom Johnson (Northwestern) and Ryan Armstrong (UC-Irvine) 141, 7t. Jeff Wood (UC-Santa Barbara), Brandt Snedeker (Vanderbilt) and Philip Rowe (Stanford) 142, 10t. Matthew Zions (Colorado) and Dan Potter (Washington) 143.