UNLV MEN’S GOLF FINISHES 11TH AT TAVISTOCK COLLEGIATE INVITATIONAL
Hall and Oda led Rebels in tie for 23rd individually
The UNLV men’s golf team shot a final-round 3-over-par 291 on Tuesday to move up a spot in the standings and finish 11th at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, which was played at Isleworth Country Club (par 72, 7,544 yards).
Illinois used a final-round-low 1-under 287 to win the tournament’s team title by four shots at 1-over 865. Arizona State finished second at 5-over, followed by California in third at 14-over. Vanderbilt was fourth at 17-over, while Florida and North Carolina each tied for fifth at 18-over. The Rebels finished the 54-hole tournament at 31-over 895. There were a total of 15 teams competing.
Individually, Arizona State’s Jon Rahm earned medalist honors by two shots over teammate Max Rottluff. Rahm shot 3-under 69 during the final round to finish at 6-under 210, while Rottluff was 2-over on Tuesday to finish at 4-under.
UNLV freshman Harry Hall and sophomore John Oda led the Rebels, both finishing in a tie for 23rd at 6-over 222. Hall shot 3-under during the final round, while Oda was 2-over. Senior AJ McInerney tied for 37th at 9-over after a final-round 1-over, junior Redford Bobbitt tied for 46th at 11-over after a final-round 3-over, and sophomore Shintaro Ban withdrew during the final round. A total of 75 individuals made up the field.
The Tavistock Collegiate was the final tournament of the fall season for UNLV. Oda will compete at the Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic in El Paso, Texas, Nov. 6-8, before the Rebels will open the spring season in February