Cal Men's Golf Places Eighth at Pac-10 Championships

April 27, 2005

WALLA WALLA, WA - Sophomore Brandon Beck finished tied for fifth and freshman Michael Jensen tied for seventh, but the University of California men's golf team placed eighth in the final team rankings at the Pacific-10 Conference Men's Golf Championships, played at the par 71, 6,606-yard Walla Walla Country Club. The Golden Bears concluded the tournament with a four-round score of 1449 (353-361-368-367, +29).

Beck, whose highest prior finish this season was 27th at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational back on Oct. 12, 2004, posted a four-round total of 282 (69-69-72-72, -2) to earn a share of fifth place. True freshman Michael Jensen also played well for Cal, tying for seventh in the individual rankings with a 283 (69-68-71-75, -1). Both players were stellar in the first two rounds, with Jensen and Beck shooting 137 and 138, respectively.

Washington (371-353-351-350--1425, +5), won the 2005 Pac-10 team title with a tie-breaker over Arizona State (351-358-349-367--1425, +5). The Huskies and the Sun Devils were tied in the team competition, but Washington captured the team title as a result of a better cumulative six-man team score in the final round.

Pacific-10 Conference ChampionshipsApril 25-27, 2005Walla Walla Country Club; Walla Walla, Wash.Par 71, 6,606 yardsFinal Results

Team Results:T1. Washington (371-353-351-350--1425, +5),T1. Arizona State(351-358-349-367--1425, +5),3. Arizona (356-366-352-354--1428, +8),4. UCLA (352-355-354-371--1432, +12),5. Oregon (369-357-355-355--1436, +16),6. Stanford (363-359-351-365--1438, +18),7. Southern California (362-352-368-362--1444, +24),8. California (353-361-368-367--1449, +29),9. Washington State (359-358-366-375--1458, +38),10. Oregon State (363-366-362-370--1461, +41).

Top 10 Individuals:1. Erik Olson, Washington (70-69-68-69--276, -8),2. Nathan Lashley, Arizona (68-72-68-69--277, -7),3. Pat Moore, Arizona State (67-67-69-76--279, -5),4. Rob Grube, Stanford (69-72-66-74--281, -3),T5. Brandon Beck, California (69-69-72-72--282, -2),T5. Justin St. Clair, Oregon (70-72-69-71--282, -2),T7. Kevin Chappell, UCLA (67-70-71-75--283, -1),T7. Michael Jensen, California (69-68-71-75--283, -1),T7. Niklas Lemke, Arizona State (73-73-68-69--283, -1),T10. Four others tied with 284 (E).

Other Cal Individuals:T36. Fredrik Svanberg (72-76-72-73--293)T45. Jeff Hood (71-77-77-72--297)T45. Jeff Vetterick (72-71-78-76--297)T57. Kyle Dowden (75-78-76-75--304)

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