Men’s golf places fourth in Big West Championship | Sports

Men’s golf finished in fourth place after the final round of the Big West Championship in La Quinta, California on Tuesday. The Titans finished the tournament with a score of 11-over-par 875.

UC Davis won the tournament with an overall score of 11-under-par 853, making it their fourth Big West Championship, as they won in 2009, 2011 and 2012.

With just six strokes behind, Long Beach State took second place with a score of 5-under-par 859. Cal State Northridge followed behind the two leading teams, taking third place with a score of 10-over-par 874.

Sophomore Tegan Andrews remained the top player for the Titans on the individual Leaderboard, finishing the tournament tied for eighth place along UC Riverside’s Josh Hu. Sophomore Garrett Boe followed right behind as he was tied for 10th with Hawai’i’s Pierce Braun and Riverside’s Minjae Park.

Andrews continued to have another steady round shooting of two birdies and two bogeys in the front nine, followed by another birdie and a double bogey in the back. He finished the tournament shooting even with a score of 216.

Boe ended his final round on a good note, improving from the day before. He shot back-to-back birdies on the fourth and fifth hole, ending the back nine with another two birdies on the 11th and 13th. Boe finished with an overall score of 1-over-par 217.

After a rough start on the front nine with a bogey, sophomore Trevor McNary looked to improve his game on the back end. McNary Landed a birdie on the 11th while continuing to shoot even throughout the end with a bogey on the 18th hole. He finished the tournament with an overall score of 6-over-par 222.

Senior Harry Doig started the final round with four bogies on the front nine. He improved on the back end, Landing two birdies in the 12th and 16th hole. Doig finished with an overall score of 18-over-par 234.

Rounding out the Titans, junior Harry Fearn finished the tournament with a big improvement from the day prior. Fearn shot consistently even in the first five holes while landing two birdies back-to-back on the sixth and seventh. He rounded out the back nine with two more birdies and two bogies, finishing the final round with a score of 1-under-par 71.

The Big West Championship marked the end of the Titans’ golf season. Of the five players competing in the tournament, it was Doig’s last round of golf as a Titan.


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