Alexa Anderson | Posted: 10 Apr 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

BYU shoots low in round three to tie for first at Geiberger

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LA QUINTA, Calif. — BYU men's golf shot -6 on Tuesday to tie for first place with Santa Clara at the Geiberger Invitational held at PGA West Nicklaus Tournament Course.

The Cougars' logged the lowest third-round score on Tuesday, shooting -6 to finish the 54-hole tournament at -8. West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara fired a final-round score of 284 to also finish the event at -8. Host and WCC member LMU placed third, shooting -6 at the Geiberger Invitational.

Patrick Fishburn fired a 69 on Tuesday to finish the tournament at -3. Fishburn birdied six holes in the third round and also eagled the par-4 13th hole. The senior tied for fifth place. Teammate Peter Kuest also tied for fifth place at -3. Kuest carded 37-34 to shoot -1 on Tuesday. He played bogey-free golf on the back nine and birdied holes 14 and 15.

Rhett Rasmussen also placed in the top 10. He fired a 71 in the third round to finish the tournament at -2 and tie for ninth place.

CJ Lee and Spencer Dunaway tied for 17th place and 22nd place, respectively. Lee shot -1 in the third round to end the 54-hole tournament at +1, while Dunaway shot even par on Tuesday to finish the event at +2. Kelton Hirsch, who competed in the tournament, tied for 26th place at +3.

The Cougars in the 2018 West Coast Conference Championships at Carlton Oaks Country Club April 16-18.

Day One Recap


Geiberger Invitational- April 9-10, 2018

Place Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total To-Par
T5 Patrick Fishburn 71 73 69 213 -3
T5 Peter Kuest 74 68 71 213 -3
T9 Rhett Rasmussen 73 70 71 214 -2
T17 CJ Lee 73 73 71 217 +1
T22 Spencer Dunaway 73 73 72 218 +2

 

T26 Kelton Hirsch* 75 70 74 219 +3

*Competed as an individual

Place Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Total To-Par
T1 BYU 290 284 282 856 -8
T1 Santa Clara 296 276 284 856 -8
3 LMU 289 280 289 858 -6
4 Fresno State 291 276 292 859 -5
5 UCSB 290 292 282 864 E
6 Cal Poly 294 286 290 870 +6
7 San Diego 291 296 289 876 +12
8 FGCU 299 286 294 879 +15
9 Pacific 295 286 305 886 +22
10 CSU Northridge 297 297 294 888 +24
11 Stetson 310 294 288 892 +28
12 Menlo College 300 325 306 931 +67

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