Men’s Golf Rises to Finish Fifth in Georgia

The fifth-ranked UCLA men’s golf team rallied to jump seven spots up the leader board on the final day to capture fifth place at the U.S. Collegiate Championship Sunday at the Golf Club of Georgia.

The Bruins posted the second-best team score of the day – a final round, nine under par 279 – that pulled them out of 12th place and vaulted them into place fifth at 860 (-4). Texas won the event with a 54-hole total of 843 (-21), followed by Virginia at 20-under 844. Both the Cavaliers and Longhorns fired final round scores of 277 (-11). LSU was third at 857 (-7) and Wake Forest finished fourth at 858 (-6).

Junior Jonathan Garrick led the Bruins in the final round, firing a five-under par score of 67 to tie for eighth place at 211 (-5). Garrick’s third round card featured six birdies and a bogey. Senior Preston Valder and junior Lorens Chan each posted rounds of 69 on Sunday. Chan tied for 19th at one-under par 215, and Valder tied for 39th at three-over par 219 after rising 20 spots up the leader board in the last round. Senior Manav Shah tied for 32nd place at 218 (+2) following his round of 74 (+2). Junior Jake Knapp recorded a 76 (+4) and tied for 59th at 224 (+8).

Virginia’s Derek Bard won medalist honors, firing a final round 64 (-8) to finish at 15-under 201.

For complete results and tee times click here.

Now on Pac-12 Network
7:00 AM PT

Airing on:

  • Pac-12 Network
Get Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks Channel Finder