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Strong Finish

Feb 17, 2021

Results

Results 

LA QUINTA, Calif. - Stanford men's golf fired a field-best 8-under 276 in Wednesday's final round at The Prestige, moving up 12 spots to finish the event in sixth place. It was the Cardinal's first even in nearly a year, since the 2020 Cabo Collegiate (March 1-3). Stanford was one of just two teams in the entire 24-team field under par on Wednesday. The team's 276 was tied for the best round of any team the entire week, 16 strokes better than the Cardinal's Monday round and 21 strokes better than Tuesday.

Sophomore Barclay Brown led four Cardinal under par on Wednesday, firing a 3-under 68 to jump 35 spots on the leaderboard. it was Brown's fourth career round in the 60s and his ninth career round (out of 18) at par or better. Senior Ashwin Arasu matched his best career round with a 69 on Wednesday, marking his fourth career round in the 60s.

Freshmen Karl Vilips, who shot a 2-under 69 for the second time in the tournament, paced all Cardinal in finishing tied for 12th. He totaled a 1-over 214 for the tournament, followed closely by fellow classmate Michael Thorbjornsen, whose 1-under 70 on Wednesday was his first round at Stanford under par. Thorbjornsen improved from 56th before the day to a tie for 21st to close the tournament.
 

The Prestige (Greg Norman Course at PGA West)

Name Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total
6. Stanford 292 (+8) 297 (+13) 276 (-8) 865 (+13)
T12. Karl Vilips 69 (-2) 76 (+5) 69 (-2) 214 (+1)
T21. Michael Thorbjornsen 71 (E) 75 (+4) 70 (-1) 216 (+3)
T66. Henry Shimp 76 (+5) 72 (+1) 73 (+2) 221 (+8)
T66. Ashwin Arasu 76 (+5) 76 (+5) 69 (-2) 221 (+8)
T72. Barclay Brown 80 (+9) 74 (+3) 68 (-3) 222 (+9)