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Men’s golf exits NCAA championship early after weather delays

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.

Men’s golf: to the ‘ships!

No. 4 Stanford Mens golf team protected its home turf the past three days, tying for first of 13 in the NCAA Regionals at the par-70 Stanford University Golf Course. The Cardinal easily placed within the top five, as necessary to advance to Rich Harvest Hills in Sugar Grove, Illinois for the NCAA Championship May 26-31. The Cardinal placed all five of their players in the top-20, including three in the top-5, in the 73 person field.

Men’s golf takes second at Western Intercollegiate

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.

Great win at The Goodwin

In the 49th installment of the golf tournament known as The Goodwin, played at the Stanford golf course, No. 12 Stanford men’s golf earned their first victory of the season, fending off No. 1 USC at home. Capitalizing on the home course advantage during the three-day tournament, Stanford led the field from beginning to end. The Cardinal held a nine-shot lead after round one, a one shot lead after round two and finished the tournament back at a nine-shot victory.