Stanford Captures Mauna Lani Invitational
Feb. 5, 2010
MAUNI LANI, Haw. - The second ranked Stanford men's golf team shot a final round 286 (-2) to capture the 22-team Mauna Lani Invitational which was played on Mauna Lani's North Course on the Big Island.
The Cardinal's 54-hole total of 866 was three strokes better than Pac-10 foes Oregon and Washington and four strokes ahead of a hard-charging Texas team, which shot a seven-under 281 today to climb into fourth place.
It marks Stanford's second straight tournament title following its first place finish at the Gofford Intercollegiate Championships to close the spring. The Cardinal now have two tournament titles to their credit this year and have finished now lower than fourth in any of its five tournaments this season.
The Cardinal's 54-hole total of 866 was three strokes better than Oregon and Washington and four strokes ahead of a hard-charging Texas team, which shot a seven-under 281 today to climb into fourth place.
Stanford junior Sihwan Kim carded a final round 71 today and tied for fourth in the individual compeitition, four strokes behind medalist Buddy Hudson of Texas, who shot a closing round 66 (-6) to finish at 209.
Brooks Koepka of Florida State shot a final round 65 to vault into second place at 209 while Oklahoma State's Kevin Tway finished third with a 54-hole score of 212.
Stanford sophomore David Chung tied for 16th with a two-over par score of 218 while Jordan Cox and Andrew Yun tied for 29th with scores of 221. Cox closed with a 76 today while Yun carded a one under round of 71.
Junior Steve Ziegler tied for 44th with a seven over par score of 223 after a final round 73.