Former Trojan Chris Botsford Posts Gateway Tour Win.

Aug. 8, 2005

Former Trojan golfer Chris Botsford (2000-2003) erased a seven-stroke deficit to win the Grey Goose Gateway Tour's Desert Summer Series at Desert Highlands in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Aug. 5.

Botsford started the final 18 holes tied for eighth at 14-under par and shot an 8-under 64 to close the tournament and eke out the win.

He shot a 31 on the front and carded a 33 on the back to finish at 22-under (266) for the tournament.

Botsford earned $19,000 with the win, his first on the tour. It moved him to fifth on the Desrt Sumemr money list at $25,552.