Long Beach State head men's golf coach Mickey Yokoi has announced the hiring of John Wurzer as assistant coach.
Long Beach State posted a nine shot improvement in Saturday's final round of the Desert Shootout at Palm Valley Golf Club to finish in 12th place. Senior Kevin Techakanokboon led the way for the 49ers, firing a final round 5-under 67 to move up from 43rd to tie for 26th.
Long Beach State posted a second round score of 294 on Friday at the Desert Shootout at Palm Valley Golf Club to fall in the team standings to 14th place. Senior JJ Holen is tied for 39th going into Saturday's final round.
Junior Kevin Lee fired a 2-under-par 70 in the opening round of the Desert Shootout at the Palm Valley Golf Club, tying for 14th place and leading Long Beach State to an eighth-place tie.