Golfers Finish Fifth in Las Vegas

March 9, 2008

The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team finished fifth at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Sunday in Las Vegas.

The Bruins posted a team score of 297 (+9) in the final round for a 54-hole total of 881 (+17). Host Nevada-Las Vegas won the event with a score of 869 (+5). Charlotte was second at 871 (+7), followed by Georgia at 872 (+8) and USC at 878 (+14).

Individually for the Bruins, junior Erik Flores tied for fourth place at 214 (-2) after posting a final round 74 (+2). Flores, who was even par through 16 holes, bogeyed the final two holes to drop to two-under for the tournament. Freshman Philip Francis tied for 27th at 224 (+8) following a final round of 75 (+3). Senior Craig Leslie and sophomore Jason Kang tied for 31st at nine-over par 225 (+9). In the final round, Leslie signed for a 77 (+5) and Kang recorded a score of 78 (+6). Senior Kevin Chappell led the Bruins with a score of 71 (-1) in the last round and finished tied for 36th place at 226 (+10).

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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
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