Cal Men's Golf Places Seventh at 2006 Pac-10 Championship

April 26, 2006

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF. - Led by freshman George Gandranata, the Cal men's golf team improved one spot the final day and placed seventh at the 2006 Pac-10 Championship, played at the Canyons Course of the Bighorn Golf Club (par 71, 7,009 yards) in Rancho Mirage, Calif. The Golden Bears shot a final round of 371 Wednesday, finishing the tournament with a score of 1,479 after shooting 371, 372 and 365 the first three rounds. Gandranata led Cal the entire championship, tying for 17th after shooting three consecutive rounds of 72, before his 74 on Wednesday, for a six-over 290.

Sophomore Freddy Wolfe was the Bears' second-best finisher as he tied for 23rd with an eight-over 292 (74-72-73-73). Michael Jensen, who played well Tuesday when he shot a 69 to help Cal to its best round (365), finished tied for 29th with a 10-over 294 (74-75-69-76). Freshman Romain Payet (77-75-75-78) and junior Michael Wilson (76-78-79-72) tied for 52nd with 21-over 305s; and freshman Larry Wong was 58th with a 24-over 308 (75-81-76-76).

UCLA won its fifth conference crown and Bruin sophomore Daniel Im (277) staved off Arizona State junior Niklas Lemke (278) for the individual title as the Bruins led all four rounds wire-to-wire. UCLA won with a combined 1,420 (even), 12 shots ahead of Washington (1432). Arizona State was third (1437) and USC moved up to fourth (1442) with the low round of the day (359).

Course:The Canyons at Bighorn Golf Club: Pac-10 Championship     Par 71 - 7009 yardscurrentposition 	team 	scoring 	rounds 	totalscore		to par 	thru 	today 	1 	2 	3 	41 	UCLAE 	F 	  +6 	349 	348 	362 	361 	14202 	Washington+12 	F 	  +12 	352 	352 	361 	367 	14323 	Arizona State U.+17 	F 	  +6 	367 	360 	349 	361 	14374 	Southern California+22 	F 	  +4 	364 	354 	365 	359 	14425 	Arizona+24 	F 	  +13 	360 	363 	353 	368 	14446 	Stanford University+26 	F 	  +5 	358 	369 	359 	360 	14467 	California, U. of+59 	F 	  +16 	371 	372 	365 	371 	14798 	Oregon State U.+64 	F 	  +27 	361 	369 	372 	382 	14849 	Washington State U.+77 	F 	  +24 	371 	374 	373 	379 	149710 	Oregon, U. of+80 	F 	  +15 	373 	384 	373 	370 	1500

Course:The Canyons at Bighorn Golf Club: Pac-10 Championship Par 71 - 7009 yardsposition player team scoring rounds totalscorecurrent start to par thru today 1 2 3 41 1 Daniel ImUCLA-7 F +1 67 68 70 72 2772 2 Niklas LemkeArizona State U.-6 F E 66 71 70 71 2783 T3 Erik OlsonWashington-3 F -1 67 70 74 70 281T4 T12 Alejandro CanizaresArizona State U.-2 F -3 75 69 70 68 282T4 T5 Tyler LeySouthern California-2 F -1 74 67 71 70 282T6 T12 Rob GrubeStanford University-1 F -2 70 76 68 69 283T6 T10 Chris HeintzUCLA-1 F -1 70 69 74 70 283T8 T5 James LeppWashingtonE F +1 76 65 71 72 284T8 T5 Henry LiawArizonaE F +1 70 73 69 72 284T10 T5 Dodge KemmerStanford University+1 F +2 71 71 70 73 285T10 15 Jordan NasserSouthern California+1 F -1 74 71 70 70 28512 T3 Ben FoxArizona+2 F +4 72 69 70 75 28613 T16 Brian ProutyArizona+3 F E 74 72 70 71 28714 T12 Alex PrughWashington+4 F +3 65 74 75 74 288T15 T10 Erik FloresUCLA+5 F +5 70 74 69 76 289T15 T16 Lenny ParkArizona State U.+5 F +2 75 72 69 73 289T17 T5 Zach BixlerWashington+6 F +7 69 74 69 78 290T17 T16 Kevin ChappellUCLA+6 F +3 69 74 73 74 290T17 T16 George Gandranata (10)California, U. of+6 F +3 72 72 72 74 290T17 T16 Joshua WoodingSouthern California+6 F +3 74 70 72 74 290T21 T21 Benjamin AlvaradoArizona State U.+7 F +3 73 74 70 74 291T21 T24 James LeeUCLA+7 F +1 73 70 76 72 291T23 T21 Josh EslerArizona+8 F +4 71 74 72 75 292T23 T35 Kyle GentryStanford University+8 F -1 69 77 76 70 292T23 T24 Freddy Wolfe (10)California, U. of+8 F +2 74 72 73 73 292T26 T28 Lucas LeeUCLA+9 F +2 75 67 78 73 293T26 T31 Daniel LimStanford University+9 F +1 76 73 72 72 293T26 T31 Taylor WoodSouthern California+9 F +1 71 76 74 72 293T29 T24 Mitch Gillis (10)Oregon State U.+10 F +4 72 73 74 75 294T29 23 Michael Jensen (10)California, U. of+10 F +5 74 75 69 76 294T31 T28 Kevin Chen (10)Washington State U.+11 F +4 73 74 73 75 295T31 T35 Tom GlissmeyerSouthern California+11 F +2 71 73 78 73 295T33 T28 Travis EswayArizona+12 F +5 73 75 72 76 296T33 T24 Ryan Witz (10)Washington State U.+12 F +6 72 73 74 77 296T35 T41 Sterling ClarkWashington+13 F +2 76 76 72 73 297T35 T35 Christian Green (10)Oregon State U.+13 F +4 74 76 72 75 297T35 T31 Zack MillerStanford University+13 F +5 72 74 75 76 297T35 T31 Jeremiah Oliver (10)Oregon State U.+13 F +5 70 72 79 76 297T35 T35 Phil TelliardArizona State U.+13 F +4 78 74 70 75 297T40 46 Gregg LaVoie (10)Oregon, U. of+16 F +3 74 77 75 74 300T40 T44 Jordan Mason (10)Washington State U.+16 F +4 78 72 75 75 300T40 T35 Joe PanzeriWashington+16 F +7 75 69 78 78 300T43 T53 Matt Ma (10)Oregon, U. of+17 F E 76 78 76 71 301T43 T44 Derek Sipe (10)Oregon, U. of+17 F +5 72 79 74 76 301T43 T41 Tim Sundseth (10)Oregon State U.+17 F +6 77 75 72 77 301T46 T47 Nathan TylerArizona+18 F +4 74 81 72 75 302T46 40 Alex Williams (10)Oregon State U.+18 F +8 74 74 75 79 302T48 T56 Joey Benedetti (10)Oregon, U. of+19 F E 75 82 75 71 303T48 T53 Chris Collins (10)Washington State U.+19 F +2 73 81 76 73 303T48 T41 Jordan Madison (10)Washington State U.+19 F +8 75 74 75 79 303T48 T47 Matt SavageStanford University+19 F +5 78 75 74 76 303T52 T47 Chris Dukeminier (10)Oregon, U. of+21 F +7 80 73 74 78 305T52 T47 Romain Payet (10)California, U. of+21 F +7 77 75 75 78 305T52 58 Michael Wilson (10)California, U. of+21 F +1 76 78 79 72 30555 52 Dustin Pewarchuk (10)Oregon, U. of+22 F +7 76 77 75 78 306T56 T47 Vincent Johnson (10)Oregon State U.+23 F +9 71 75 81 80 307T56 55 Brad ShawSouthern California+23 F +5 76 73 82 76 30758 T56 Larry Wong (10)California, U. of+24 F +5 75 81 76 76 30859 59 Erik CooverArizona State U.+35 F +14 85 77 72 85 319- 60 Chad Carlson (10)Washington State U.- F D 82 81 85 D -

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