Blue Team Wins Braveheart Classic by 19 Strokes

March 7, 2006

The UCLA men's golf Blue Team on Tuesday won the Braveheart Classic, hosted by UC Riverside at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont.

The Bruins posted team scores of 286 (-2) and 288 (E) over the final 36 holes for a 54-hole score of 865 (+1). Cal Poly finished in a tie for second with Santa Clara at 884 (+20), followed by San Diego at 886 (+22) and Southern Utah at 889 (+25).

The victory was the fourth for the Blue Team this season

Junior Chris Heintz won his first collegiate title with a 54-hole score 209 (-7). Heintz posted rounds of 70-70 on the final day. Freshman Lucas Lee tied for second place 214 (-2), closing with a final round score of 69 (-3). Sophomore Brandon Christianson tied for seventh at 219 (+3), aided by a one-under par score of 71 in the second round. Sophomore Matt Marshall and junior Peter Campbell tied for 39th at 227 (+11).