REBELS FINISH 10TH AT THUNDERBIRD COLLEGIATE
Rebels shot 4-over during Saturday’s final round at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix
The UNLV men’s golf team shot 4-over-par 288 during the final round Saturday at the Thunderbird Collegiate, which was hosted by Arizona State and played at the Papago Golf Course (par 71, 7,319 yards).
TCU captured the team title at 34-under 818 after a final-round 4-under 280. No. 12 ASU shot a final-round-low 11-under 273 to finish second at 30-under. No. 3 Oklahoma State finished third at 29-under, Texas Tech was fourth at 28-under and Oregon State rounded out the top five at 23-under. UNLV finished 10th at the 17-team event at even par.
New Mexico’s Albert Boneta, Texas Tech’s Ludvig Aberg and Utah’s Blake Tomlinson all tied for first after 54 holes at 12-under 201. There was no playoff. Two golfers tied for fourth at 11-under, while there was a three-way tie for sixth at 10-under.
The Rebels were led individually by fifth-year senior Justin Kim, who tied for 38th at 1-under after a final-round 1-over 72. Senior Jack Trent tied for 42nd at even par, sophomore George Leigh tied for 47th at 1-over, and senior J.J. Gresco and junior David Rauch both tied for 56th at 3-over.
There were a total of 96 players competing.
NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV will be back in action Friday-Saturday, April 23-24 at the BYU Cougar Classic at Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah.