Oct. 24, 2006
The sixth-ranked UCLA men's golf team won the third annual Pac-10/Big Ten Challenge Tuesday by five shots over rival USC. Oregon hosted the event at Pacific Dunes GC in Bandon, Ore.
The Bruins posted a round of 291 (+7) and finished with a 54-hole total of 885 (+33). USC placed second at 890 (+38), followed by Wisconsin at 894 (+42), Northwestern at 898 (+46) and Stanford 900 (+48).
Individually for the Bruins, junior Daniel Im finished second with a three-round total of 217 (+4) after posting a one-under par score of 70 in the final round. Sophomore Erik Flores and junior Kevin Chappell tied for fifth place at 224 (+11). Flores carded a final round 77 (+6) and Chappell signed for a 72 (+1). Sophomore Lucas Lee tied for 18th at 226 (+13) following a final round 73 (+2). Junior Craig Leslie tied for 37th at 231 (+18) after posting a 76 (+5) in the last round.
At the Santa Clara Invitational, the Blue Team placed second with a score of 875 (+11). The Bruins finished two strokes behind UC Santa Barbara, which fired a final round score of 279 (-9).
Individually, freshman Jason Kang finished second at 212 (-4). He posted rounds of 70-70-72. Freshman Charlie Harris tied for 20th at 222 (+6) after carding rounds of 73-75-74. Sophomore James Lee posted rounds of 79-72-72 and tied for 23rd at 223 (+7) along with senior Chris Heintz, who had rounds of 73-75-75. Senior Peter Campbell tied for 34th at 224 (+8), following rounds of 77-75-72.