Husky Golfers Third at The Prestige at Palm Desert
Nov. 5, 2001
Palm Desert, CA - -- The Washington men's golf team turned in a first-round score of 280 to finish in third place at The Prestige at Palm Desert. The Huskies trail tournament leaders Kansas and host UC Davis by just two strokes. Colorado is fourth at 281 and Texas Christian is fifth at 282.
Washington was led by sophomore Brock Mackenzie, who shot 68 to tie for fifth place. His scored equaled his best round as a collegiate. Mackenzie is four shots behind Kansas' Travis Hurst, who turned in an 8-under score of 64. North Carolina's Dustin Bray is second at 65, San Diego's David Isaacson and UC Davis' Jason Boyd are tied for third at 67.
Only 18 of the scheduled 36 holes were completed during Monday's play. Darkness suspended the tournament's second round. It will be completed Tuesday followed by the final 18 holes of play.
Three other Husky golfers, in addition to Mackenzie, recorded under-par rounds on Monday. John Robertson is 12th overall at 70 while Conner Robbins and Joe Ramos, a Palm Spring native, both shot 71. Senior Gordy Scutt is 81st after carding a 77.
The Prestige at Palm DesertDesert Willow Golf CoursePar 72, 7,056 yards
1. Kansas 2782. UC Davis 2783. Washington 2804. Colorado 2815. TCU 2826. UCLA 2837. Rice 2868. Pepperdine 2878. North Carolina 2878. UC Irvine 28711. San Diego 28912. Stanford 29113. Oregon 29213. Northwestern 29213. Pacific 29216. UC Santa Barbara 29617. UC San Diego 29918. Yale 30019. Air Force 30520. Simon Fraser 307
1. Travis Hurst, Kansas 642. Dustin Bray, North Carolina 653. David Isaacson, San Diego 67 Jason Boyd, UC Davis 675. Brock Mackenzie, Washington 68 John Merrick, UCLA 68 Matt Toohey, Rice 68 Sang-Eun Ji, UCLA 68