March 7, 2013
2012-13 LONG BEACH STATE MEN'S GOLF
Tournament No. 6
at Bandon Dunes Championship
Hosted by Gonzaga
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Old Macdonald Course - Par-71, 6,902-yards
Friday, Mar. 8 - First Round (Live scoring: Golfstat)
Saturday, Mar. 9 - Second Round, (Live scoring: Golfstat)
Sunday, Mar. 10 - Final Round, (Live scoring: Golfstat)
The Long Beach State men's golf team travels to the Pacific Northwest for the Bandon Dunes Championship hosted by Gonzaga, Mar. 8-10, at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore. The three-day, 54-hole tournament will take place on the Old Macdonald Course.
LBSU will be among an 18-team field as seniors Raymond Ho and Philip Chian, sophomore JJ Holen and freshmen Daniel Chian and Kevin Lee will compete against Colorado, Fresno State, Gonzaga, Northern Colorado, Cal State Northridge, Oregon, Pacific, San Jose State, Santa Clara, Southern Methodist, UC Davis, UCLA, UMKC, UNCW, Utah Valley, Washington State and Washington.
LIVE PLAY ON GOLFSTAT
Live play of all three rounds of the Bandon Dunes Championship will be available on Golfstat.com.
LAST YEAR AT BANDON DUNES
LBSU erased a seven-shot deficit in last year's final round of the Bandon Dunes Championship to tie for first with then No. 3-ranked Washington. The 49ers were designated team champion as they won the scorecard tie breaker against the Huskies. Former 49er Kevin Lim fired a tournament and career low 5-under par 66 in the final round to finish in second. Senior Philip Chian tied for 15th with a 7-over 220.
LBSU WINS DEL WALKER INTERCOLLEGIATE
The 49ers overcame an eight-shot deficit in the final round of the 17th Del Walker Intercollegiate Golf Classic to win the team title at Virginia Country Club in Long Beach. LBSU recorded a tournament low 274 to finish with a 54-hole score of 2-under par 838. The 49ers were the only team in the tournament to finish under par. The tournament host held a three-stroke lead over second-place Pacific as the Tigers finished at 1-over. Senior Raymond Ho paced the 49ers firing a final round 69 to tie for fifth. This was Ho's second consecutive top-10 finish this season. The Cerritos native carded his second 69 of the tournament to finish with a 54-hole score at even-210.
49ERS WIN FOLINO INVITATIONAL FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR
LBSU overcame a six-shot deficit going into the final round from tournament leader UC Irvine at the Folino Invitational at Industry Hills Golf Club. The 49ers finished with a 54-hole total of 8-over par 872 to hold off the second-place Anteaters by four strokes. Freshman Daniel Chian led the way for LBSU, tying for fourth shooting, finishing with an even-216. Senior Raymond Ho and freshman Kevin Lee also finished in the top-10, tying for sixth and 10th respectively.
NINERS CLOSES OUT FALL SEASON AT BILL CULLUM
Freshman Daniel Chian led the way for LBSU tying for 12th place at the Bill Cullum Invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley. Chian fired rounds of 74, 70 and 72 to finish with an even-216. The 49ers finished in 12th out of 20 teams recording a 54-hole score of 33-over 897.
HO TIES FOR SECOND AT VCU SHOOTOUT
Senior Raymond Horecorded a 2-under par 214 to tie for second place at the VCU Shootout in Manakin-Sabot, Va. Ho led the way for LBSU recording rounds of 71, 71 and 72 at the Hermitage Country Club to finish just four strokes behind first. LBSU placed third in the 12-team field at 24-over 888.
LBSU STARTS SEASON OFF IN IOWA
LBSU kicked off the fall season at the Golfweek Conference Challenge in Burlington, Iowa. The 49ers tied for 11th place with a three-day score of 39-over 903. Senior Philip Chian was the top player for LBSU as he tied for 37th at 10-over 226.
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