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Bruins Struggle in Opening Round at NCAA Golf Championship
By: UCLA Athletics

May 28, 2013

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The third-ranked UCLA men's golf team was in 23rd place following the opening round at the NCAA Championship Tuesday at the Crabapple Golf Course in Woodstock, GA.

The Bruins posted a team score of 289 (+9) and trailed Arizona State, which raced to the top of the leader board with a score of 270 (-10). Georgia Tech was four shots behind the Sun Devils at 274 (-6), followed by third place Alabama at 275 (-5). Illinois was fourth at 276 (-4), top-seeded Cal was fifth at 277 (-3) and Oklahoma was sixth at 278 (-2). Texas and Oklahoma State were tied for seventh at 279 (-1).

After 54 holes the top eight teams will advance to match play, which begins on Friday.

Individually, three UCLA players were tied for 66th place at two-over par 72: seniors Pedro Figueiredo, Pontus Widegren and Anton Arboleda. Freshman Jonathan Garrick and sophomore Manav Shah were tied for 95th place at 73 (+3).

Arizona State's John Rahm held the first round lead at nine-under par 61.

The second round of stroke play continues on Wednesday.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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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