Men's Golfers Finish 11th at The Prestige

Nov. 8, 2000

The UCLA men's golf team finished 11th at The Prestige tournament, hosted by UC Davis at Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert.

The Bruins compiled a three-round total of 888 after posting a final round team score of 297 on Tuesday. Northwestern won the event with a 54-hole total of 855, nine-under par, followed by Pepperdine at 856 and Stanford at 858. UC Irvine finished fourth at 867.

UCLA sophomore Travis Johnson captured 11th place with a one-over par, three-round score of 217. Stanford's James Lee won medalist honors in a playoff over Pepperdine's Michael Beard. Both players finished 54 holes at 210, six-under par. Vanderbilt's Brandt Snedeker and Northwestern's Tom Johnson tied for third at 211.

For UCLA, freshman Roy Moon tied for 29th at 222 and John Merrick tied for 50th at 225. Junior Parker McLachlin tied for 60th at 228, freshman Steve Conway tied for 66th at 229 and sophomore J.T. Kohut tied for 81st at 238.

The Bruins will take the remainder of the Fall Quarter off before competing in the PING/Arizona Collegiates, Jan. 29-30.

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