Nov. 5, 2002
The UCLA men's golf team placed fourth in The Prestige, hosted by UC Davis at PGA West in LaQuinta, CA.
The Bruins posted a final round team score of 292, four-over par, and finished with a 54-hole total of 877, 13-over par. Texas Christian University won the event with a three-round total of 853, 11-under par, followed by UC Irvine at 868 and Pepperdine at 873.
Freshman Spencer Levin recorded his third Top 10 finish of the season, tying for ninth place at LaQuinta with a 54-hole score of 215, one-under par. Senior Sang-Eun Ji tied for 23rd, a career best, with a three-round total of 220. Sophomore John Poucher and junior John Merrick tied for 33rd at 223 and junior Roy Moon tied for 39th at 224.
Kansas' Chris Marshall won medalist honors with a nine-under par score of 207, followed by TCU's Adam Rubinson at 208.
The Prestige concludes the Bruins' fall schedule. Through four events UCLA finished among the Top 5 in all of them, including a victory at the season-opening Pacific Invitational, and averaged 286.7 strokes per round-more than one stroke under par at a par 72 course.