Men's Golf Takes Third At Prestige

Nov. 7, 2000

PALM DESERT, Calif. - The Stanford men's golf team, led by individual champion Jimmy Lee (Coral Springs, FL), finished third in The Prestige at the Desert Willow Golf Course (Par 72, 7,056). Northwestern won the 15-team tournament with a nine-under-par 855 after shooting a final-round 283 (-5). The Cardinal finished three strokes off the pace with a six-under 858, defeating its nearest Pac-10 competitor, Washington, by 19 shots.

Lee, a senior, finished tied with Pepperdine's Michael Beard at a six-under 210 after 54 holes to set up a playoff. Lee than carded a lower score than Beard over the playoff to capture his first individual title this year.

Stanford also placed another individual in the top 10, as junior Philip Rowe (Cornwall, UK) shot a final round 71 to finish in seventh place at 213 (-3). Sophomore George Downing (Santa Barbara, CA) posted his highest finish of the season as he checked in tied for 18th with a four-over 220.

Eric Dahlberg (Fort Worth, TX) was just one shot off the top 20, finishing at 221 (+5). Jim Seki (Honolulu, HI) tied for 50th with a 225 while Ron Won (Irvine, CA) finished in 87th at 242.

Fin.	School		Scores				Individual Scores1	Northwestern	291-281-283--855		1	Jimmy Lee	69-68-73--2102	Pepperdine	287-279-290--856		7	Philip Rowe	70-72-71--2133	Stanford	282-282-294--858		T18	George Downing	75-72-73--2204	UC Irvine	288-279-300--867		T22	Eric Dahlberg	74-70-77--2215	Colorado	294-283-293--870		T50	Jim Seki		69-78-78--225	Vanderbilt	294-284-292--870		87	Ron Won	81-77-84--2427	UCSB		304-278-293--8758	Washington	287-288-302--8779	Oregon		292-288-299--87910	Pacific		295-289-298--88211	UCLA		300-291-297--88812	UC Davis	292-297-300--88913	Rice		304-296-299--89914	UC San Diego	308-305-307--92015	Yale		305-302-316--923
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