Husky Men's Golfers Finish Eighth in Hawaii
Feb. 17, 2001
Waikola, HI - The Washington men's golf team posted the best score of the final round at the Taylor Made/Waikoloa Intercollegiate Tournament at the Waikoloa Kings and Beach Golf Courses in Waikoloa, Hawaii to finish eighth at the 24-team tournament. The Huskies turned in a score of 280 on Saturday, the lowest round by any team at the three-day tournament. Washington finished play tied with Georgia Tech for eighth place with a score of 923. Texas posted a final day score of 281 to win the tournament with an oveall score of 893.
Washington was led on the final round of play by freshman Brock Mackenzie, who shot 68 to finish in a three-way tie for 13th place with an overall score of 225. Mackenzie's score was his lowest as a collegiate. He was tied for 13th with a pair of Georgia Tech golfers, including All-American Bryce Molder. Nevada's Sprague Kolp shot a final round of 69 to win the tournament with a score of 217.
Mackenzie's score tied as the fifth best single-round score turned in during the tournament. Sophomore Conner Robbins, who led the Husky scoring after the first two days of play, was 19th overall with a 13-over score of 227. Will McCurdy placed 50th thanks to a final round of 69 to give him a 21-over par score of 235. McCurdy's final 18 holes of play were he best-ever collegiate score. Sophomore Derek Berg was 61st at 236 and junior Gordy Scutt experienced a pour outing, shooting 257 over three days.
The Taylor Made/Waikoloa Intercollegiate
Waikoloa Kings and Beach Golf Courses
Team Results: 1. Texas 893, 2. Arizona State 899, 3. Texas Christian 900, 4. Oregon 904, 5. Oklahoma 913, 6. USC 914, 7. Brigham Young 916, 8t. Washington and Georgia Tech 923, 10. Nevada 926, 11. UCLA 928, 12. CSU Bakersfield 931, 13. Texas A&M 932, 14t. Hawaii and Rhode Island 937, 16. Oregon State 938, 17. UC Santa Barbara 939, 18. San Diego State 940, 19t. Pepperdine and Arkansas 942, 21t. San Francisco and SMU 954, 23. Nagoya Univ. 958, 24. Hawaii-Hilo 978
Top Individuals: 1. Sprague Kolp (Nevada) 217, 4. Matt Jones (Arizona St.) 218, 3t. Scott Miller (BYU) and Matt Dobyns (Texas ) 220, 5. Adam Rubinson (TCU 221.