Stanford Ties For Fourth at ASU Thunderbird Invitational
April 3, 2010
TEMPE, Ariz. - Stanford shot a nine-under par team score of 275 to finish tied for eighth place at the Arizona State Thunderbird Invitational which was played at the Karsten Course in Tempe.
The Cardinal shot the second lowest team score of the final round and finished tied with Oregon and Arizona, seven strokes behind tournament winner Washington (839), which shot a blistering -16 268 over the last 18 holes to capture the team title.
UCLA finished second (-11) followed by USC (-10).
Stanford sophomore David Chung shot a final round 68 today to finish tied for eighth among the individual leaders, three strokes behind co-medalists J.J. Spaun of San Diego State and Chris Williams of Washington. Williams shot a brilliant, seven-under 64 today to earn a share of the individual title.
Chung's three-under round of 68 today featured a pair of eagles on the back nine. After eagling the par-5, 527 yard 14th hole, Chung came back three holes later to record another eagle on the par-5, 581 17th hole.
Freshman Andrew Yun tied for 16th with a two-under score of 211 after carding a 70 today.
Steve Ziegler climbed 29 spots up the leaderboard to finish tied for 22nd after shooting a final round 66 today in a brilliant round that featured six birdies and just one bogey.
Senior Joseph Bramlett tied for 35th at 215 (+2) after shooting a 71 today.
Freshman Steve Kearney, playing as an individual, tied for 61st at 220 after a closing round 74.
Sihwan Kim shot a final round 81 and finished in 89th place at 245.