Ø Utah is currently ranked 101st by Golfstat, Inc. and 105th by Golfweek.
March 2, 2006
The men's golf team travels to Beaumont, Calif., to compete in the Braveheart Classic March 6-7 at the Oak Valley Golf Club. The two-day tournament, hosted by UC Riverside, will consist of 36 holes on Monday and the final 18 on Tuesday.
- Utah is currently ranked 101st by Golfstat, Inc. and 105th by Golfweek. - Sophomore Dustin Pimm is currently ranked 127th by Golfweek. - Pimm is 62nd in the Golfstat Cup standings (given to the golfer with the lowest yearly average). - Pimm is third in the MWC with a 70.80 stroke average. - Sophomore Chris Gresh is 12th in the conference with a 72.60 average.
JOHN A. BURNS INTERCOLLEGIATE RECAP:
HONOLULU, Hawaii - Sophomore Chris Gresh posted another one-under 71 in the final round of competition to finish with a three-round score of 211 (-5). This marks the second tournament Gresh has paced the Utes this year; the first was at the Herb Wimberley Intercollegiate Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Gresh finished tied for 31st overall.
As a team, Utah finished tied for 18th with UC Santa Barbara after shooting a 296 (+8) in the final round. The Utes posted a three-round score of 875 (+11). SMU edged out BYU for the team title after finishing with a 41-under 823 to BYU's 40-under 824.
Dustin Pimm struggled in the third round, posting a four-over 76 on the day and a three-round score of 221 (+5). Pimm finished tied for 84th overall. Sophomore Nick Carter carded his best round of the tournament with an even-par 72. Carter finished with a seven-over 223 to tie for 89th.
Freshmen Mike Branca and Chance Cota both shot a five-over 77 in the final round for the Utes. Branca finished with a three-round score of 225 (+9), while Cota scored a 12-over 228. Branca tied for 84th and Cota placed 100th overall.
Name Rounds Average Conference Rank Dustin Pimm 20 70.80 3rd Chris Gresh 20 72.60 12th Steve Newren 17 73.71 26th Chance Cota 17 75.12 36th Mike Branca 20 75.20 37th Nick Carter 8 75.38 38th Nick Micek 8 77.50 52nd Chace Bickmore 5 81.00 58th