Golfers Climb into Second Place at The Prestige

Oct. 16, 2006

The sixth-ranked UCLA men's golf team climbed into second place at The Prestige at PGA West on Monday. The Bruins trailed first-place Stanford by one shot entering the final round.

After the first round the Bruins trailed the Cardinal by six shots, but posted a 12-under par score of 276 in the second round to vault into contention. Stanford was atop the leaderboard at seven-under par 569, followed by the Bruins at six-under 570 and UC Irvine at 574 (-2). Minnesota was fourth at 580 (+4) and UC Davis was fifth at 588 (+12).

Individually, sophomore Luxas Lee was tied for fourth place at 141 (-3) after carding rounds of 74-67. Junior Kevin Chappell fired a 65 in the second round and was tied for seventh place at 143 (-1). Sophomore Erik Flores also was tied for seventh after posting rounds of 72-71. Senior Chris Heintz was tied for 19th at 146 (+2) following rounds of 73-73 and junior Daniel Im was tied for 48th at 153 (+9).

Jay Choe of UC Irvine was the leader in the clubhouse at 137 (-7) following rounds of 70-67.

Final round action continues on Tuesday.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Saturday, Sep 12 - All Day PST
vs. Northern ...
Sugar Grove, IL
Sunday, Sep 13 - All Day PST
vs. Northern ...
Sugar Grove, IL
Sunday, Oct 04 - All Day PST
vs. Erin Hills ...
Erin, WI
Monday, Oct 05 - All Day PST
vs. Erin Hills ...
Erin, WI
Tuesday, Oct 06 - All Day PST
vs. Erin Hills ...
Erin, WI
Friday, Oct 16 - All Day PST
vs. United States ...
Alpharetta, GA
Saturday, Oct 17 - All Day PST
vs. United States ...
Alpharetta, GA
Sunday, Oct 18 - All Day PST
vs. United States ...
Alpharetta, GA
Monday, Nov 02 - All Day PST
vs. Gifford Collegiate
Carlsbad, CA
Tuesday, Nov 03 - All Day PST
vs. Gifford Collegiate
Carlsbad, CA
Wednesday, Nov 04 - All Day PST
vs. Gifford Collegiate
Carlsbad, CA
Saturday, Nov 07 - All Day PST
vs. All-American
El Paso, TX
Sunday, Nov 08 - All Day PST
vs. All-American
El Paso, TX
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS