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Niners Finish In 11th Place At Don Puckette NIT
Freshman Kevin Lee was the top 49er at the Don Duckette National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Ariz.

Freshman Kevin Lee was the top 49er at the Don Duckette National Invitational Tournament in Tucson, Ariz.

March 17, 2013

TUCSON, Ariz. - Long Beach State recorded a team high 298 in the final round of the Don Puckette National Invitational Tournament to finish in 11th place at the Omni Tucson National Golf Club.

LBSU completed the two-day tournament with a 54-hole score at 21-over 885.

Fifth-ranked New Mexico(-20) captured the team title by one shot over No. 18 TCU (-19) in second and eight shots over No. 13 Oklahoma State (-19) in third. Tournament host Arizona placed seventh with an even 864.

Freshman Kevin Lee carded a final round score of 74 to finish at 2-under 218 to tie for 29th. Lee posted two birdies for the round after scoring his first ace in the opening round on the par-3 17th.

Sophomore JJ Holen finished second for the 49ers after recording a 76 to at 6-over to tie for 47th. Senior Raymond Ho finished one stroke behind, shooting a 75 to tie for 51st at 7-over.

For the third consecutive round, senior Philip Chian (+9) recorded a 75 to move up the leaderboard from 62nd to tie for 58th, while younger brother Daniel Chian (+13) recorded his best round of the tournament with a 74 to move up six spots to tie for 73rd.

Julien Brun (-8) of TCU won individual medalist by one stroke over Ben Crancer of Texas A&M.

LBSU returns to action Mar. 23-24, taking part in the Anteater Invitational hosted by UC Irvine at Shady Canyon Golf Club in Irvine.

Course:OMNI Tucson National: Don Puckette National Invitational Tournament     Par 72 - 7200 Yards
current 
position
team scoring rounds total 
score
to par thru today 1 2 3
1
5 New Mexico
-20 F   -9 277 288 279 844
2
18 TCU
-19 F   -3 279 281 285 845
3
13 Oklahoma State
-12 F   +5 276 283 293 852
4
15 Arkansas
-9 F   -2 282 287 286 855
5
27 Texas A&M
-5 F   -4 285 290 284 859
6
20 SMU
-4 F   +2 288 282 290 860
7
  Arizona
E F   +2 277 297 290 864
8
  San Diego State
+3 F   +13 279 287 301 867
9
31 UNLV
+5 F   +5 287 289 293 869
10
  New Mexico State
+9 F   +10 283 292 298 873
11
  Long Beach State
+21 F   +10 297 290 298 885
12
  San Diego
+29 F   +9 298 298 297 893
13
  Texas El Paso
+34 F   +15 295 300 303 898
T14
  Hawaii
+39 F   +11 302 302 299 903
T14
  Nevada
+39 F   +8 305 302 296 903
16
  Wyoming
+55 F   +17 305 309 305 919

 

11 Long Beach State 297 290 298 885
T29 Kevin Lee (4) 73 71 74 218
T47 JJ Holen (5) 74 72 76 222
T51 Raymond Ho (1) 76 72 75 223
T58 Philip Chian (2) 75 75 75 225
T73 Daniel Chian (3) 75 80 74 229

 


 

 

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