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UC Davis Claims Second Consecutive Championship Title

In a battle to the end, UC Davis collected its second consecutive Big West Men’s Golf Championship finishing Tuesday with a total 6-under par at the La Quinta Resort, Mountain Course in La Quinta, Calif.

This is the third title for the Aggies in the last four years finishing with a total of 858 (290-280-288) after three days of course play.  Matt Seramin, who finished tied for fourth overall with UC Santa Barbara’s Paul Otte, led Davis.


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Standings Shift As UC Davis Takes Lead After Day Two

All teams came out firing for the second-round of competition at the Big West Men’s Golf Championships, as the final results after day two remained undecided until the last group finished hole 18 at the La Quinta Resort, Mountain Course in La Quinta, Calif.

Pacific set the pace heading into day two with an 8-under par lead, but underestimated battling opponent UC Davis swooped in to take the No. 1 slot finishing 6-under for a total 570 after two days completed.  On individual’s, UC Santa Barbara’s Paul Otte had an impressive day with an eagle on the front nine to finish 5-under par for the day.  Otte started the second round in sixth but made a push to secure a top-3 finish going into the final fleet of competition.  

It was a back-and-forth scuffle between top competitors, UC Santa Barbara, UC Davis, Long Beach State and Pacific while the individual outcomes were spread across the conference.  The Aggies take the lead going into the final round of Championships followed closely by Pacific, just one stroke behind (571) and UC Santa Barbara three strokes behind leader (573).  Long Beach State secured the fourth position overall finishing second for the day 5-under par (577).

Reigning leader, Alex Edfort of Pacific made a final push on the last hole to regain his lead, finishing with three birdies and an eagle on the day (68-68).  Coming in for sole possession of second, Cal State Fullerton’s Mark Anguiano finished four under and, just one stroke behind chief leader.

The final round of the Big West Men’s Golf Championships will wrap up Tuesday, May 1 at the La Quinta Resort, Mountain Course with tee times starting at 7:15 am.  For live and up to date results you can follow here.


Pacific Takes First Day Lead At Championships

Pacific holds a comfortable eight shot lead after the first round of competition at the Big West Men’s Golf Championships at La Quinta Resort, Mountain Course, in La Quinta, Calif.

The Tigers posted a first-round score of 282, with the closest competitors being UC Davis and Cal State Fullerton finishing the day 2-over par 290 to lock in second.  It is a tight race with UC Irvine close behind totaling 291 just 3-over par.  UC Santa Barbara closes in at fifth (292), with a draw for sixth between Long Beach State and UC Riverside.  Closing up final standings after day one is Cal Poly and Cal State Northridge locked at 301 a piece.

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About The Tournament

Location

La Quinta Resort - Mountain Course
49-499 Eisenhower Drive
La Quinta, CA  92253
(Directions)
 
Format
Men's Championship Tee Times
Round 1 Times Teams Players
7:15 am - 7:51 am Seeds #1 Long Beach St., #2 Pacific and #3 Cal State Fullerton #5 - #1
8:00 am - 8:36 am Seeds #4 UC Davis, #5 UC Irvine and #6 UC Santa Barbara #5 - #1
8:45 am - 9:21 am Seeds #7 Cal Poly, #8 UC Riverside and #9 Cal St. Northridge #5 - #1
Round 2 Times    
7:15 am - 7:51 am Teams #7 UC Riverside, #8 Cal Poly and #9 Cal St. Northridge #5 - #1
8:00 am - 8:36 am Teams #4 UC Irvine, #5 UCSB and #6 Long Beach State #5 - #1
8:45 am - 9:21 am Teams #1 Pacific, #2 UC Davis and #3 Cal State Fullerton #5 - #1
Round 3 Times    
7:15 am - 7:51 am Teams #7 Cal St Northridge, #8 Cal Poly and #9 UC Riverside #5 - #1
8:00 am - 8:36 am Teams #4 Long Beach St., #5 UC Irvine and #6 Cal St. Fullerton #5 - #1
8:45 am - 9:21 am Teams #1 UC Davis, #2 Pacific and #3 UC Santa Barbara #5 - #1
 

THIRD ROUND TEE TIMES
Group Course Time Start
Hole
Player 1 Player 2 Player 3
1 BWC 1 7:15 1  David Gazzolo
UC Riverside
 Trevor Guthrie
Cal Poly
 Shane Blanchard
CSU Northridge
2 BWC 1 7:27 1  Matt Fitzgerald
UC Riverside
 Scott Patterson
Cal Poly
 Jason Rosenkranz
CSU Northridge
3 BWC 1 7:39 1  Bruce Doucett
UC Riverside
 Bryce Greeley
Cal Poly
 Steven Molumby
CSU Northridge
4 BWC 1 7:51 1  Jason Semthiti
UC Riverside
 Justin Haley
Cal Poly
 Ryan Green
CSU Northridge
5 BWC 1 8:03 1  Ryan Smith
UC Riverside
 Grant Martens
Cal Poly
 Chris Russo
CSU Northridge
6 BWC 1 8:15 1  Corey Gard
CSU Fullerton
 Mickey Chan
UC Irvine
 Raymond Ho
Long Beach State
7 BWC 1 8:27 1  Ryan Tetrault
CSU Fullerton
 Ryan Knapp
UC Irvine
 Xander Schauffele
Long Beach State
8 BWC 1 8:39 1  Dakota Duerr
CSU Fullerton
 Pete Fernandez
UC Irvine
 Kevin Lim
Long Beach State
9 BWC 1 8:51 1  Scott Rubzin
CSU Fullerton
 Michael Yang
UC Irvine
 Kevin Roy
Long Beach State
10 BWC 1 9:03 1  Mark Anguiano
CSU Fullerton
 Allan Jun
UC Irvine
 Philip Chian
Long Beach State
11 BWC 1 9:15 1  Jordan Epstein
UC Santa Barbara
 Drew Bender
Pacific
 Luke Vivolo
UC Davis
12 BWC 1 9:27 1  Hunter Robinson
UC Santa Barbara
 Dan Garcia
Pacific
 Mike Brockington
UC Davis
13 BWC 1 9:39 1  Russell Boring
UC Santa Barbara
 Byron Meth
Pacific
 Matt Hansen
UC Davis
14 BWC 1 9:51 1  Kei Kita
UC Santa Barbara
 Eric Sugimoto
Pacific
 Matt Seramin
UC Davis
15 BWC 1 10:03 1  Paul Otte
UC Santa Barbara
 Alex Edfort
Pacific
 Jonny Baxter
UC Davis