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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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)
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS