Daniel Chian recorded his first career tournament win at the Bill Cullum Invitational on Tuesday in Simi Valley.
Oct. 22, 2013
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. - Long Beach State sophomore Daniel Chian fired a tournament low 66 in Tuesday's final round of the Bill Cullum Invitational capturing individual medalist honors in Simi Valley.
This marked Chian's first tournament win as a 49er as he completed the two-day, 54-hole tournament at 10-under-par 206 at the par-72, 6,819 yard Wood Ranch Golf Club.
LBSU improved by three shots from its second round score of 293 to record its best round of the tournament with a 290 to tie for seventh place with fellow Big West Conference member UC Irvine. The 49ers completed the tournament with a 54-hole score of 11-over 875.
Cal State Fullerton (-15) won the team championship by one stroke over San Diego (-14) in second and four shots over No. 24-ranked Arizona State (-11) in third.
Chian began the final round from the par-3 seventh with his first of eight birdies for the day. On the back-nine, the Covina native was bogey free through his first 10 holes. Chian recorded four birdies on the back side as he was 5-under though the par-4 16th. Chian picked up his second bogey of the round on the on the par-4 No. 1, before finishing the round with three birdies and two pars.
LBSU returns to action Oct. 31-Nov. 2, traveling to Stockton for the Pacific Invitational.
|T7||Long Beach State||292||293||290||875|
|1||Daniel Chian (1)||72||68||66||206|
|T14||Kevin Lee (2)||67||75||73||215|
|T48||JJ Holen (5)||75||72||75||222|
|T87||Agostino Milazzo (4)||78||80||76||234|
|T89||Andrew Stanfield (3)||78||78||79||235|
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