Bruins Climb into a Tie for Third at Turtle Bay

Nov. 3, 2009

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team climbed into third place after the second round of the Turtle Bay Collegiate Invitational on Oahu's North Shore Tuesday.

The Bruins posted a team score of 289 (+1) in the second round and had a 36-hole total of 581 (+5), 10 shots behind UC Davis, which led the field at 571 (-5). Cal was second at 577 (+1) and San Jose State was fifth at 585 (+9). The Bruins were tied with USC.

Individually for the Bruins, sophomore All-American Stephanie Kono was tied for second place at 138 (-6) after firing a five-under par score of 67 on Tuesday. Kono, a Honolulu native, signed for five birdies and trailed the leader by a stroke. Freshman Tiffany Lua was tied for ninth at 144 (E) after posting a score of 74 (+2). Junior All-American Glory Yang was tied for 15th at 146 (+2) following her score of 73 (+1). Sophomore Brianna Do was tied for 52nd at 154 (+10) after carding a 75 (+3) and fourth-year junior Lalita Boonnoppornkul was tied for 65th place at 156 (+12) after a second straight score of 78 (+6). Playing as an unattached competitor, freshman Stacy Kim posted a score of 77 (+5) and was tied for 57th at 155 (+11).

Demi Runas of UC Davis posted a 69 (-3) on Tuesday and continued to lead the field at 137 (-7).

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In other news, UCLA alumna Tiffany Joh took the 36-hole lead at the Duramed Futures Tour Q-School Tournament Tuesday in WinterHaven, Fla.

Joh fired rounds of 67-69--136 (-8) and held a two-stroke lead with three rounds to play.

Other Bruin golf alumnae entered were Maria Jose Uribe, who was tied for 56th at 147 (+3) and Maiya Tanaka, who was tied for 103rd at 150 (+6).


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS