Cal Men's Golf Captures Alister MacKenzie Invitational

Oct. 11, 2005

FAIRFAX, CALIF. - The University of California men's golf team, behind the solid play of Jeff Vetterick, George Gandranata, Michael Wilson and Michael Jensen, captured the fourth annual Alister MacKenzie, hosted by Cal and played at The Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif. The Golden Bears finished with a three-round score of 844 (276, 281, 287), ahead of Fresno State's 847 (280, 283, 284) and Purdue's 848 (277, 277, 294). Cal was third going into Sunday's final round. The Bears had won the 2003 Alister MacKenzie Invitational as well.

Sophomore Vetterick paced the Bears, finishing tied for eighth with a three-under 210 (70, 65, 75). After shooting a career-best 65 during Monday's second round, he notched his highest collegiate finish. True freshman George Gandranata was also impressive, shooting a two-under 211 for the tournament (69, 74, 68), including hitting a hole in one of the number eight 168 par three, to finished tied for 10th. Veteran Michael Wilson, the only returnee from Cal's NCAA championship team, and sophomore Michael Jensen, both registered one-under 212's, finish tied for 17th.

Fresno State's Jon Rosa was the 2005 individual champion, shooting a three-round 205 (71, 67, 67), one better than Stanford's Rob Grube's 206 (66, 67, 73).

FINAL RESULTS           Alister MacKenzie Invitational* Individual            Meadow Club              Fairfax, CADates: 10/10 - 10/11     (Today:10-11-2005)Par:        71Yardage:  6606

Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores1 California, U. of 276 281 287 8442 Fresno State 280 283 284 8473 Purdue University 277 277 294 8484 UC-Irvine 282 289 279 850Michigan, U. of 275 280 295 8506 Stanford University 280 278 295 8537 San Jose State Univ. 290 283 284 857Oregon, U. of 289 278 290 8579 Cal Poly 286 276 296 85810 Washington State U. 285 281 296 86211 Oregon State U. 282 291 291 86412 Kansas State Univ. 280 283 302 86513 Wichita State Univ. 288 279 301 868San Francisco, U. of 292 281 295 86815 Hawaii, Univ. of 291 293 292 87616 Penn State U. 290 288 303 881

Fin. Top 20 Players School Scores1 Jon Rosa Fresno St. 71 67 67 2052 Rob Grube Stanford 66 67 73 2063 Kevin Nabbefeld San Jose S 72 69 66 207Brian Ottenweller Michigan 66 68 73 2075 Brian Edick UC-Irvine 69 71 69 209Travis Bertoni Cal Poly 70 67 72 209P. Junhasavasdikul Purdue 70 69 70 2098 Jeff Vetterick California 70 65 75 210Justin St. Clair Oregon 71 69 70 21010 George Gandranata California 69 74 68 211Jason Anthony Fresno St. 70 70 71 211Chris Collins Wash. St. 67 72 72 211Kenny Kim UC-Irvine 68 72 71 211Taylor Hobin USF 71 71 69 211Matt Shaw Fresno St. 68 72 71 211Santiago Russi Purdue 70 67 74 21117 Michael Wilson California 72 71 69 212Colin Peck Cal Poly 72 70 70 212Michael Jensen California 66 71 75 21220 Gregg LaVoie Oregon 75 66 72 213Matthew Savage Stanford 71 70 72 213Ryan Spears Wichita St 73 67 73 213

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