Sept. 17, 2004
UCLA took the 36-hole lead at the inaugural Gold Rush California Collegiate Golf Showcase hosted at the PGA of Southern California Golf Course in Calimesa, Calif.
The Bruins posted a five-under par score of 283 in the morning round on the Legends Course and a six-under par score of 282 in the afternoon on the Champions Course. Stanford, playing in the opposite order of courses, was second at 10-under par 566 largely on the strength of their 10-under score of 278 on the Legends Course in the afternoon round. Tied for third at four-under 572 were Cal Poly SLO and UC San Diego, followed by St. Mary's at two-under par 574.
The UCLA women's team rebounded from a difficult morning round of 318 to post a 297 in the afternoon. They were 25th at 615, 39-over par.
Individually for the Bruins, sophomore Peter Campbell was tied for third place at six-under par 137 after rounds of 69-68. Senior John Poucher was tied for 13th at two-under par 142 (71-71) and freshman Daniel Im was tied for 18th at 143 (-1) after rounds of 72-71. Freshman Kevin Chappell was tied for 29th at even par 144 and sophomore Chris Heintz was tied for 35th at 145 (+1).
UCLA individuals among the leaders included freshman Brandon Christianson at 141 (-3) after rounds of 75-66, and sophomore Joakim Renstrom was also tied for eighth at 141 after rounds of 69-73. Freshman Mike Marshall was tied for 35th at 145 (71-74) and Craig Leslie was 10-over par at 154 (78-76).
For the UCLA women's team freshman Amie Choran was tied for 74th at 149 (79-70), followed by Chatlotte Mayorkas at 153 (79-74), Vanessa Brockett at 155 (79-76), Susie Mathews at 158 (80-78) and Hannah Jun at 159 (81-78).
Final round competition begins Saturday. All scores can be viewed at GolfStat.com.