Stanford Men Win Second Tournament Of The Season At The Prestige
Oct. 17, 2006
The seventh-ranked Stanford men's golf team won their second golf tournament of the season as the Cardinal took top honors at The Prestige today, shooting a three-round total of 15-under par 849 (288-281-280) to edge sixth-ranked UCLA by two shots (851). UC Irvine finished third at 859 (-3), followed by Minnesota at 870 (+6) and Kansas at 877 (+13).
Stanford's Zack Miller won medalist honors after finishing with a 54-hole total of 207 (-9) following a final round of 69 (-3). UC Irvine's Jay Choe, the second round leader, tied for second with UCLA's Lucas Lee. Miller recorded six birdies on the back nine after going two over on the front nine to rally and finish at three-under par. Miller's top medalist honors mark his second of the season as he shared medalist honors at the Gopher Invitational ealier this fall.
Freshman Joseph Bramlett moved up from 10th to a tie for seventh individually after carding a four-under par 68 on the final day. Bramlett, who started the back nine at even par, birdied holes 11 through 14. He shot a four-under 212 for the tournament.
Teammate Matt Savage also finished in the top 10, tying for 10th with a three-under par 213 for the tourney. Savage posted an even par 72 today after recording a five-under 67 in the second round yesterday. Today, Savage birdied holes two, three, nine, 16 and 18.
Cardinal Rob Grube tied for 23rd for Stanford with a final round on one-under par 71, carding four birdies this afternoon. Grube shot a three-over par 219 for the tournament.
Rounding out the Cardinal competitors was sophomore Daniel Lim who tied for 31st individually with a seven-over par 223 (77-73-73).
In three tournaments during the fall, Stanford has finished first in two and second in the other.
Complete results can be viewed at www.golfstat.com.