Senior Brandon Wu shot seven-under-par with a total score of 206 at The Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, CA, to place second overall individually and to lead Stanford men’s golf to a tie for sixth place after three rounds from Monday to Wednesday.
After recently sweeping Kent State at the weather-shortened Jack Nicklaus Collegiate Invitational, the No. 28 men’s golf team will conclude the fall season this weekend at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate Invitational in Alpharetta, Georgia. After nearly a month since their last tournament competition, the No. 6 women’s team continues their season with the annual Stanford Intercollegiate at the Stanford Golf Course this weekend.
The Stanford men’s golf team saw its season come to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, OK, but not before two upperclassmen sent their seasons out on a high note with fantastic individual performances.
Junior Isaiah Salinda finished in a tie for 15th individually at even par for the tournament. Salinda was the only Cardinal player to qualify for the final day of stroke play, but his senior teammate Jeffrey Sweggle also had an exciting finish to his career.
The Stanford men’s golf team completed the fall portion of its season on Wednesday with a 22-under-par second-place finish at the St Mary’s Invitational, held at Poppy Hills Golf Club in Pebble Beach. Junior Brandon Wu paced the Cardinal with a fifth-place finish at seven-under, a fitting conclusion to his stellar fall season.
Fourth seeded Stanford men’s golf finished its season in the third round at the NCAA men’s golf championships. While in the mix, the Cardinal were unable to catch the teams ahead to make the 15-team cut and advance to the playoff round. Although the finish may have not been what they hoped for, the team showed lots of resilience in the brutal weather and early wake up calls.
The Stanford golf teams are in the final stretch, entering the NCAA postseason in the coming week. The women’s team will head into action first, playing May 8-10 in the Albuquerque Regional at The Championship Golf Course at the University of New Mexico. The men have to wait a little longer but get home field…
After Saturday’s play was cancelled as Boulder turned into a cold winter wonderland, Stanford finished strong on Sunday but fell short of a miraculous comeback, taking second at the Pac-12 Championships. Nearly five inches of springtime snow at the par-70 Boulder Country Club in Colorado shortened the tournament into a 54-hole event instead of a 72-holer.
No. 14 Stanford men’s golf made the short drive down to Santa Cruz over this Masters weekend for the 71st annual Western Intercollegiate, hosted by San Jose State at Pasatiempo Golf Club. It was the team’s first competition since its first win of the season at the Goodwin last weekend over top-ranked USC. The Cardinal couldn’t quite find the same magic, but took home a distant second place, trailing only the Trojans in the fifteen team field.