Freshmen lead California to second straight National Invitational title
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Cal men's golf team
captured their second win of the spring, and
second straight victory at the National
Invitational in Tucson, Ariz., hosted by the
University of Arizona at the Omni Tucson
Cal defended their title in runaway fashion,
shooting eight-under for 54 holes while second-
place New Mexico finished 15 shots behind at
In gusty conditions during the Monday's final
round, where winds peaked above 20 miles per
hour, the Golden Bears managed to still shoot
under par on day three thanks to stellar play
from Thai freshman KK Limbhasut and Scottish
freshman Alexander Wilson.
Limbhasut led the Golden Bears with a fourth
place finish, marching back from an opening-
round 75 to shoot 67-71 in the final two rounds.
Wilson also bounced back in the wind, shooting
69 on day three despite posting 74-75 the first
Another freshman, Sebastian Crampton,
in the top-10, carding rounds of 71-71-73 for a
tie for sixth finish.
Scott Fernandez of Iowa State won the
individual title with his 54-hole total of 205.
After opening with 70 on Saturday, Fernandez,
the Spanish senior, posted 66-69 to claim the
title for his Cyclones by seven shots over George
Cunningham of Arizona and Xander Schauffele of
San Diego State.
Cal has previously won in the spring, having
captured the John A. Burns
Collegiate last week in Hawaii for the fifth
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