Rob Grube Takes Individual Title At Western Intercollegiate
March 28, 2006
Santa Cruz, Calif. - Sophomore golfer Rob Grube (Hinsdale, IL) shot at par 70 in the final round of the Western Intercollegiate to take top individual honors with a two-day score of 138. Stanford shot a 290 today to take second overall with a 579 (289-290), just two strokes behind the winner, Duke. Rounding out the top five were San Diego (584), Denver (586) and Santa Clara (587).
New Mexico State (588) took sixth followed by UCSB (593), Long Beach State (593), Hawaii (596), California (597) and UC Irvine (597).
Stanford had three golfers post top-20 finishes for the tournament including individual medalist Grube, who 138 was two strokes better than the second place finishers.
Cardinal freshman Daniel Lim, competing as an individual, fired a 69 today to finish tied for eighth overall with a 143 (74-69) for a career-best finish. Teammate Zack Miller, a junior from San Rafael, tied for 14th after posting a 145 (73-72). It is his third top-25 finish this season. Scott MacDonald tied for 23rd after carding a 147 (73-74) while Matt Savage tied for 29th with a 149 (75-74). Cardinal Kyle Gentry, competing as an individual, tied for 48th (78-74--152). Freshman Dodge Kemmer tied for 75th (7978--157) to round out the Stanford competitors.
Grube's individual title is the second of his career after he won the NCAA West Regional title last year.