NCAA Men's Golf Championships: Oregon's Aaron Wise in first, four Pac-12 teams advance
The Trojans sit in third place with a team score of +10 for the tournament after day three of the NCAA Men's Golf Championships. Rico Hoey's consistent scoring (70, 69, 69) places him in a tie for 4th place on the individual board.
Justin Suh shot a 5-over 75 on Sunday and he sits in a tie for ninth place. USC heads into the final day of stroke play only 3 strokes behind second place Texas and 5 strokes behind first place Vanderbilt.
USC will tee off on final stroke play Rd w/ Vandy & Texas at 12:50pm, needing top 8 finish to advance to match play for 2nd year in a row.
— USC Mens Golf (@USCMensGolf) May 30, 2016
The Ducks are in fifth place after posting a team score of +4 on Sunday in Eugene. Aaron Wise shot a pair of 70s on the first two days and went on to shoot a 6-under 64 in Round 3, placing him first heading into the final day of the individual tournament. Wise carded seven birdies on Sunday, including a stretch where he birdied four holes in a row (13th to the 16th).
— Oregon Men's Golf (@OregonMGolf) May 29, 2016
ASU is at +17 for the tournament, good enough for seventh place heading into the final day of stroke play. Jon Rahm shot a 69 in Round 3, putting him in a tie for fourth on the individual board. Max Rotluff (even) and Jared du Toit (+1) both posted solid rounds on Sunday, helping the Sun Devils advance to the final 15 of the NCAA Championship.
The Golden Bears shot 7-over on Sunday, placing them in eighth place. Cal is the fourth Pac-12 team to advance to the final day of stroke play. Jamie Cheatham had his best round of the tournament on Sunday, posting a 2-under 68.
KK Limbhasut is sitting at an even 210 for the tournament, which has him in a tie for 9th on the individual list. The Cal squad is 18-over par heading into Monday.
In perhaps the biggest surprise of the weekend, one-seeded Stanford has been eliminated after posting a team score of +44 for the tournament. Stanford shot 18-over par on Sunday, which was their worst round of the tournament.
2016 Ben Hogan Award Semifinalist, Maverick McNealy, posted scores of 76, 71 and 76 in his three days of play. David Boote led the Cardinal, shooting a solid +6 for the tournament.
Season comes to an end for Stanford. Heck of a year for the Cardinal. pic.twitter.com/IDSsOPXJtO
— Stanford Men's Golf (@StanfordMGolf) May 30, 2016