Men's Golfers Finish Fifth at Pac-10 Championships

April 30, 2001

The UCLA men's golf team placed fifth at the Pac-10 Championships Sunday at the Stanford Golf Course.

The Bruins posted a 72-hole team score of 1430, 10-over par, and finished 19 strokes behind fourth place Washington, which posted a nine-under par score of 1411. The Bruins beat host Stanford by eight strokes.

USC won the event with a score of 1400, 20 under par, followed by Arizona State at 1404 and Arizona at 1408.

UCLA's Travis Johnson tied for 12th place at 283, one under par, and Parker McLachlin tied for 19th place at 285, one over par. Sophomore J.T. Kohut tied for 31st at 289, followed by freshmen John Merrick and Steve Conway, who tied for 34th and 37th place, respectively. Freshman Roy Moon finished in a tie for 49th.

Arizona's Ricky Barnes won individual medalist honors by capturing first place with a score of 268, 20-under par. USC's Hunter Mahan finished second at 271, followed by Arizona State's Matt Jones at 273.

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