Golfers Advance to Match Play Championship

Oct. 29, 2007

The UCLA men's golf team won twice on Monday to advance to the finals of the Callaway Collegiate Match Play Championship at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, GA.

On Monday morning, the fourth-seeded Bruins completed their suspended match from Sunday afternoon by blanking 12th-seeded Tennessee, 5-0. James Lee, Jason Kang, Erik Flores, Philip Francis and Kevin Chappell were all winners with no matches going extra holes.

Later in the day UCLA rallied to defeat ninth-seeded Florida, 4-1. At one point, the Bruins were behind in four of the five matches. In fact, with two holes to play, freshman Philip Francis was down two to Florida's Tyler Brown. Francis won the next three holes to record a victory in 19 holes. Other winners against the Gators were Erik Flores, who defeated Billy Horschel, 3 & 1, James Lee, who defeated Manuel Villegas, 1-up, and Kevin Chappell, who defeated Arnold Vongvanij, 3 & 2. UCLA sophomore Jason Kang lost 1-up to Toby Ragland.

For the tournament, Francis and Chappell have each won all three of their matches. James Lee won twice on Monday and Flores has a record of 2-0-1 in three matches.

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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