Bruins Win NCAA West Regional at Sunriver

May 22, 2004

The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team won its second straight NCAA West Regional title Saturday at the Sunriver Resort Golf Course in Sunriver, OR. With the victory, the Bruins will earn one of the three top seeds in the NCAA Championships, scheduled for June 1-4 at The Cascades Course in Hot Springs, VA.

UCLA posted a team score of six-over par 294 in the final round to defeat upstart New Mexico by one shot. The Bruins' 54-hole total of 865 was one-over par. The Lobos were second at 866 (+2), followed by Arizona at 872 (+8) and Arizona State at 873 (+9). BYU and USC tied for fifth at 881 (+17), followed by Toledo and Cal at 882 (+18). Pepperdine and Washington finished ninth and 10th, respectively, and earned bids to the NCAA Tournament.

Individually for the Bruins, senior Travis Johnson tied for first place with a five-under par total of 211 after posting an even par 72 in the final round. Junior John Poucher tied for sixth at two-under par 214 following a final round 74. Senior John Merrick tied for 27th at 220 (+4), senior Roy Moon tied for 35th at 222 (+6) and senior Steve Conway tied for 46th at 223 (+7).

Johnson tied with Arizona's Chris Nallen, who posted a 72 in the final round.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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Friday, Feb 26
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Saturday, Feb 27
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Story
Sunday, Feb 28
vs. The Hayt
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
8th (+30, 894)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. TMC Spring ...
Santa Clarita, CA
Story
Monday, Mar 07
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Tuesday, Mar 08
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
Story
Wednesday, Mar 09
vs. Southern Highlands ...
Las Vegas, NV
15th (+60, 924)
Thursday, Mar 24
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
Friday, Mar 25
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
Story
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. The Goodwin
Stanford, CA
T-14th (+31, 871)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 12
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. Western ...
Santa Cruz, CA
9th (+39, 1,089)
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
Story
Sunday, May 01
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Salt Lake City, UT
8th (+45, 1,465)
Monday, May 16
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Tuesday, May 17
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
Story
Wednesday, May 18
vs. NCAA Regionals
Kohler, WI
10th (+12, 876)
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