Men's Golf Places Sixth at the 2006 Puerto Rico Classic

Feb. 28, 2006

The Arizona State men's golf team placed sixth overall at the 2006 Puerto Rico Classic. The Sun Devils shot a six-over 870 (285-300-285). Georgia took the top spots at the Puerto Rico Classic. The team garnered first place honors after shooting a 21-under 843 (281-283-279) and Georgia's Chris Kirk won individualist honors after carding an eleven-under 205 (70-68-67).

Florida, Oklahoma State, Alabama, and East Tennessee State rounded out the top five respectively.

Last year's Puerto Rico Classic Champion Alejandro Canizares finished in fifth. Canizares shot a team best four-under 212 (69-73-70). Junior Niklas Lemke shot a one-over 217 (78-73-66) to tie for 23rd. Senior Lenny Park tied for 38th after shooting a four-over 220 (68-78-74). Freshman Benjamin Alvarado Holley finished tied for 44th after shooting a five-over 221 (70-76-75) and freshman Ryan Kelley finished 90th after shooting a 27-over 243 (78-78-87).

Next up, the Sun Devils travel to Las Vegas, Nev. to compete in the South Highlands Championship March 10-12.

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