Golfers to Compete in the Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn

March 18, 2011

Rancho Bernardo, CA -

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The No. 2/No. 3 (Golfweek/Golfstat) ranked UCLA women's golf team will travel to San Diego, CA to compete in the inaugural Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn. The tournament will take place from Sunday, Mar. 20th to Tuesday, Mar. 22nd and will be played at Rancho Bernardo Golf Club.

Seventeen teams will battle for team and individual honors, including six from the Pac-10 (UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State, USC, Oregon and California) and nine ranked in the top 20 (USC (1), UCLA (3), Purdue (7), Arizona (8), Arizona State (9), Cal (10), Pepperdine (17), UC Davis (18) and Georgia (20)).

In their last tournament, the Bruins took home the team title at the Bruin Wave Invitational in Santa Clarita, CA with a score of 860 (-4). UCLA won the tournament by an astounding 20 strokes over second place Arizona, who finished with a score of 880 (+16).

Individually, the Bruins secured the top three spots in the tournament, with sophomore Lee Lopez capturing the individual title with back-to-back birdies on 17 and 18. She shot the lowest score of the day (-3) to earn first collegiate victory since transferring from Long Beach State in 2009. Senior Glory Yang finished in second place behind Lopez with a 213 (-3) while junior Stephanie Kono ended up in third after shooting a 214 (-2). As for the rest of the Bruins, sophomore Tiffany Lua finished tied for 18th with a final round 75 (+3) to give her a score of 224 (+8). Freshman Ani Gulugian ended up tied for 21st at 225 (+9) while junior Brianna Do competed as an individual and tied for 26th at 227 (+11).

Gulugian, Lopez, Lua, Kono and Yang will all be competing for the Bruins this week while Do will compete as an individual.

Fans at home can follow live scoring at Golfstat.com and for opening tee times click here.


EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Monday, Feb 22
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 23
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
T-6th (+17, 881)
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
LIVE NOW
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 20 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Saturday, May 21 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 22 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Monday, May 23 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Tuesday, May 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Wednesday, May 25 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS