UCLA Men's Golf Advances to NCAA Championship
May 17, 1998
TEMPE, Ariz.-- UCLA's men's golf team finished play in the NCAA West Regional at the Karsten Golf Course (Par-72, 7,027 yards) with a three-day total of 12-over-par 876, earning a seventh place finish and will now advance to the 1998 NCAA Men's Golf Championships, May 27-30, in Albuquerque, N.M.
Overall, New Mexico and Arizona State tied for first place with a 6-over-258 total, a mark that was three shots better than UNLV, who tied for third at 3-under-par 861.
Individually, Arizona State's Paul Casey finished first by one stroke with a 10-over-par 206. Oregon's Ben Crane was second at 9-under-par 207 and New Mexico's Doug LaBelle was third at 8-under-par 208.
UCLA's top golfer was Jason Semelsberger who finished tied for 19th with a three-day total of 1-over-par-217.
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