Men's Golf Tied For 21st At Western Regionals

May 17, 2001

CORVALLIS, Ore. - The California men's golf team, advancing to its fifth straight Western Regionals, struggled during the first day of the tournament. The Bears are tied for 21st place after shooting a 36-hole 302 (+14).

The No. 6 Arizona State Sun Devils shot an opening round of 5-under-par 283 and have one shot lead at the NCAA West Regional Championships at the Trysting Tree Golf Club. The Sun Devils are joined by Stanford as the only teams under par after the first 18 holes, the Cardinal shot a 284.

UCLA's John Merrick shot the best round for the day, a 5-under-67. Merrick's round came in the afternoon, when scores were generally higher. Jin Park of Arizona State and Philip Rowe of Stanford are tied for second after each fired a 69.

Cal's Dong Yi and J.R. Ruda are tied for 36th place individually after each shooting a 1-over-par on the first day.

The 27-team tournament resumes at 7:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday. The top-10 teams advance to the NCAA Championships May 30-June 2 in Durham, N.C.

NCAA West RegionalTournament Dates: 05/17 - 05/19Par:        72Yardage:  7060

Fin Team Scores 1 Arizona State U. 283 -5 2 Stanford University 284 -4 3 Wake Forest Univ. 288 E 4 Arizona, U. of 289 +1 San Diego State U. 289 +1 UCLA 289 +1 7 Oregon State U. 290 +2 UC-Irvine 290 +2 Washington, U. of 290 +2 10 Pepperdine Univ. 293 +5 11 UNLV 294 +6 South Carolina 294 +6 13 Austin Peay State U. 295 +7 Detroit Mercy, U. of 295 +7 15 Brigham Young Univ. 296 +8 16 Tennessee, Univ. of 297 +9 Colorado State Univ. 297 +9 18 Fresno State Univ. 298 +10 Pacific, U. of the 298 +10 Southern California 298 +10 21 Oregon, U. of 302 +14 Nevada, Univ. of 302 +14 Weber State Univ. 302 +14 California, U. of 302 +14 25 New Mexico, U. of 305 +17 26 Navy 310 +22 27 Oral Roberts Univ. 312 +24

Cal Individuals T36. Dong Yi 35- 38 73 +1 T36. J.R. Ruda 36- 37 73 +1 T115. Peter Tomasulo 40- 38 78 +6 T115. Lance Torrey 39- 39 78 +6 139. Walter Chun 42- 43 85 +13

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