June 4, 2004
The second-ranked UCLA men's golf team finished in second place Friday at the 107th NCAA Championships in Hot Springs, VA. The 72-hole tournament was played at The Cascades Course on the Homestead Resort.
Nineteenth-ranked California won its first NCAA championship in men's golf by posting a one-under par team score of 279 for a four-round total of 1,134, 14-over par. The Bruins were 13-over par on the day and finished with a 72-hole score of 1,140, 20-over par. Arizona finished third at 1,148, followed by Texas at 1149 and Georgia Tech at 1,151.
Individually for the Bruins, senior Travis Johnson finished fifth at three-under par 277 after posting a final round score of 72 (+2). Senior Roy Moon, who birdied two of the last three holes, also carded a 72 and tied for 10th place at 282 (+2). Senior John Merrick tied for 36th at 291 (+11) after posting a 75 on Friday and Steve Conway carded a 76 to tie for 56th at 297 (+17). Junior John Poucher tied for 68th at 301 (+21) after posting a 74.
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