UCLA Wins PING/ASU Invitational for Second Straight Year

April 3, 2011

Tempe, AZ -

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The No. 2/No. 3 (Golfweek/Golfstat) ranked UCLA women's golf team took home the PING/ASU Invitational title for the second straight year, winning by four strokes over second place USC.

The win is Coach Carrie Forsyth's 38th as UCLA head coach and the fourth tournament victory for the Bruins this year. This also marks the fourth time that UCLA has won the PING/ASU Invitational, with the team winning in 2004, 2006 and 2010.

The Bruins recorded a final round score of 298 (+10) to finish with a total of 863 (-1), making them the only team to finish the tournament under par. USC took home second place with a score of 867 (+3) while Arizona finished in third place at 878 (+14). Rounding out the top five were Texas and Stanford, who finished at 880 (+16) and 886 (+22) respectively.

Individually, sophomore Tiffany Lua took home second place after shooting a final round 72 (E) to finish at 213 (-3). Meanwhile, junior Stephanie Kono finished in third place after a final round 75 (+3) to finish at 214 (-2). This is both Kono and Lua's third top five finish of the season. As for the rest of the Bruins, sophomore Lee Lopez and freshman Ani Gulugian tied for 10th place at 218 (+2) after shooting a final round 75 (+3) and 76 (+4) respectively. Senior Glory Yang finished tied for 25th after recording a 76 (+4) for her final round.

Sophia Popov of USC won individual medalist honors at the tournament with a final score of 211 (-5).

The Bruins will be back out on the course from Sunday, April 17 to Tuesday, April 19 at the Pac-10 Championships in Tempe, AZ. The tournament will be played at Karsten Golf Course, which is the same course that the Bruins just played on this past weekend.

For complete results from the PING/ASU Invitational, click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
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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