Sophomore Issei Tanabe fired a collegiate best 6-under 65 to lead four Trojans who were 4-under or better today as the No. 5 USC men's golf team used its best round in over 13 years to turn a 17-stroke deficit into an eight-stroke victory at the Saint Mary's Invitational at Poppy Hills G.C. in Pebble Beach, Calif., on Wednesday (Nov. 7).
Junior Kyle Suppa, sophomore Issei Tanabe and freshman Charlie Reiter all fired 3-under 68s on Tuesday (Nov. 6) at Poppy Hills G.C. in Pebble Beach, Calif., leading six Trojans who carded par or better rounds to lead No. 5 USC into fourth after 36 holes.
Junior Cheng Jin and sophomore Issei Tanabe were USC's top finishers today in the Saint Mary's Invitational first round on Monday (Nov. 5) at Poppy Hills G.C. in Pebble Beach, Calif., as the Trojans finished the day eighth in the 18-team field.
The No. 5 USC men's golf team, featuring the world's new No. 1 amateur in senior Justin Suh and coming off of its first win of the season, completes its fall schedule next week at the 2018 Saint Mary's Invitational, Monday through Wednesday (Nov. 5-7), looking to defend its title from last year at the Poppy Hills G.C. in Pebble Beach, Calif.
Senior Justin Suh fired a final-round 4-under 68 en route to a 4-stroke victory while sophomore Kaito Onishi carded a 3-under 69, the duo leading No. 8 USC's final-round charge as the Trojans came from behind to win by one stroke at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational in Alpharetta, Ga., on Sunday (Oct. 21).