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UCLA to Compete at The Goodwin

Mar 24, 2022
Eddy Lai leads the Bruins' starting five with a 72.7 scoring average.

LOS ANGELES – The UCLA men's golf team will compete at The Goodwin hosted on the Stanford Golf Course in Palo Alto, Calif., from Thursday, March 24 through Saturday, March 26. The 54-hole stroke play event is par 71 with a course yardage of 6,742.
The Bruins tee off at 8:10 a.m. PT on Thursday.
Live scoring will be available at this link.
The Bruins' starting five is composed of graduate Eddy Lai, freshmen Evan Chien, Pablo Ereño Perez, Alvaro Mueller Baumgart Lucena and Omar Morales.
Lai leads the rotation with a 72.7 scoring average (21 rounds) and a 72.4 scoring average in counting rounds. Eleven of Lai's 21 rounds this season have been under par, three of which came at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Feb. 27-March 1.
Event History
The Goodwin began in 1968 and has been held every year except three – 1981, 2011 and 2020. The Bruins were champions at the 1985 rendition of the tournament, then named the Stanford Intercollegiate. Duffy Waldorf hoisted the individual title that year for the Bruins.
The Field
There will be 28 total teams competing at the event, including three ranked within the top 10: No. 8 Washington, No. 11 Georgia Tech and No. 14 Stanford.
Last Time Out
The Bruins finished 14th out of 15 teams at the Southern Highlands Collegiate in Las Vegas, Nev., on March 1. Graduate Eddy Lai tied for 16th at 6-under, 210 for his second top-20 finish of the season.