Cal goes wire-to-wire to defend at Burns Intercollegiate
KAHUKU, Hawaii (Feb. 17, 2012) -- Taking a four stroke lead into today's final round, the California Bears extended their lead to win by seven strokes. The Bears finished up at 17-under-par 847 (270-286-291) on the Arnold Palmer Course at Turtle Bay.
Starting its day in fifth place, UNLV finished strong to move up into a tie for second at 854 (278-291-285) with Duke, (282-286-286).
One stroke back was New Mexico, which finished alone in fourth at 855 (274-292-289.) SMU had a rough final round after holding second place after round two and moved down to finish in 6th place at 860 (282-278-300.)
Low individual honors went to Duke's Julian Suri who finished up at 11-under par 205 with rounds of 68-70-70. Cal's Max Homa was second, four behind Suri at 209 (66-71-72.)
This is the first win for the Bears in the spring season. In the fall they won the Wolverine Collegiate and tied for 1st at the Alister Mackenzie.
ABOUT THE John Burns Intercollegiate
54 hole men's college tournament hosted by
University of Hawaii. Team (best four out of five
players) and individual scoring.
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