Men's Golf Ties For 15th At NCAA West Regional
May 17, 2003
Auburn, Wash. - The Stanford men's golf team fired a one-under 287 in the final round of the 2003 NCAA West Regional in Auburn, Wash., to finish tied for 15th overall with a three-round total of 901. UCLA won the tournament by one stroke over Pac-10 rival Arizona with an even par 864. Rounding out the top five were UNLV (871), Georgia (871), Arizona State (879), and New Mexico (879).
The top 10 teams qualified for the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Okla. at the end of the month.
The Cardinal was led by Kevin Blue who tied for 36th individually with a 222 (77-71-74). Teammate Blake Mastalir, who shot back-to-back rounds of one-under par 71 on Friday and Saturday, tied for 67th with a 226 (84-71-71). Senior George Downing tied for 79th with a 229 (79-77-73) while fellow senior Ron Won tied for 98th with a 232 (81-79-72). Senior Jim Seki tied for 106th with a 234 (79-84-71) after shooting a one-under par 71 today.
New Mexico's Michael Letzig took individual medalist honors, firing an eight-under par 208 for the tournament. Pepperdine's Michael Putman finished second with a 210 after carding a course record 64 in the final round of competition. Rounding out the top five individuals were Arizona's Ricky Barnes (211), Arizona's Chris Nallen (212) and UCLA's Steve Conway (213).
Complete results are available at www.golfstat.com.