WAIKOLOA, Hawaii – In one of the toughest tournament's the Pacific Men's Golf team will participate in this season, the Tigers finished 12th at the Amer Ari Invitational, which took place at the Par 72- Waikoloa Kings' Course in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
Despite an eight-over on the final day of competition, Pacific shot rounds of 290-278-296 en route to an even-par 864. The Tigers edged No. 31 Stanford, San Jose State, Colorado, and UC Davis.
"We are very excited about the team's effort this week," expressed head coach John Cook. "We had three guys that finished under par for the tournament."
Winning the team title was defending national champion Oklahoma State (-47, 817). Leading the Cowboys and the field for the individual title was Matthew Wolff with an 18-under 198.
Individually for the Tigers, Austin Fox wrapped up a stellar weekend with a 73 in the final 18 holes. Overall, Fox finished in a tie for 13th with a six-under par 210. Also shooting a team-low 73 in Saturday's final round were Casey Scott and Jee Horsangchai. Scott moved into second for the Tigers and totaled a 214 (-2). Horsangchai carded his lowest round-score, which led to a score of 225 for the tournament.
"Austin played solid all week against a top tier field and overall the team's performance was a great way to kick off the spring season."
The Orange and Black will have a few weeks off before heading back out to the course at the Sacramento State Invitational on Mar. 4-5, 2019.