BYU shoots low in round three to tie for first at Geiberger

 

By Alexa Anderson, Sports Information Director for Golf at Brigham Young University

 

LA QUINTA, Calif. — BYU men's golf shot -6 on Tuesday to tie for first place with Santa Clara at the Geiberger Invitational held at PGA West Nicklaus Tournament Course.

The Cougars logged the lowest third-round score on Tuesday, shooting -6 to finish the 54-hole tournament at -8. West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara fired a final-round score of 284 to also finish the event at -8. Host and WCC member LMU placed third, shooting -6 at the Geiberger Invitational.

Patrick Fishburn fired a 69 on Tuesday to finish the tournament at -3. Fishburn birdied six holes in the third round and also eagled the par-4 13th hole. The senior tied for fifth place. Teammate Peter Kuest also tied for fifth place at -3. Kuest carded 37-34 to shoot -1 on Tuesday. He played bogey-free golf on the back nine and birdied holes 14 and 15.

Rhett Rasmussen also placed in the top 10. He fired a 71 in the third round to finish the tournament at -2 and tie for ninth place.

CJ Lee and Spencer Dunaway tied for 17th place and 22nd place, respectively. Lee shot -1 in the third round to end the 54-hole tournament at +1, while Dunaway shot even par on Tuesday to finish the event at +2. Kelton Hirsch, who competed in the tournament, tied for 26th place at +3.

The Cougars in the 2018 West Coast Conference Championships at Carlton Oaks Country Club April 16-18.

Geiberger Invitational- April 9-10, 2018

Place

Player

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

To-Par

T5

Patrick Fishburn

71

73

69

213

-3

T5

Peter Kuest

74

68

71

213

-3

T9

Rhett Rasmussen

73

70

71

214

-2

T17

CJ Lee

73

73

71

217

+1

T22

Spencer Dunaway

73

73

72

218

+2

 

T26

Kelton Hirsch*

75

70

74

219

+3

*Competed as an individual

 

Place

Team

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Total

To-Par

T1

BYU

290

284

282

856

-8

T1

Santa Clara

296

276

284

856

-8

3

LMU

289

280

289

858

-6

4

Fresno State

291

276

292

859

-5

5

UCSB

290

292

282

864

E

6

Cal Poly

294

286

290

870

+6

7

San Diego

291

296

289

876

+12

8

FGCU

299

286

294

879

+15

9

Pacific

295

286

305

886

+22

10

CSU Northridge

297

297

294

888

+24

11

Stetson

310

294

288

892

+28

12

Menlo College

300

325

306

931

+67