San Jose, Calif.--- The San José State University men’s golf team will be traveling to Tucson, Arizona for the 2017 Mountain West Men’s Golf Championship. The tournament will take place April 21-23 on the par 72, 7,194-yard Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort.
Competing in the three day, 54-hole tournament will be the 11 Mountain West teams: UNLV, San Diego State, New Mexico, Colorado State, Nevada, Wyoming, Fresno State, Utah State, Boise State, San José State, Airforce.
Last Time Out: The Spartans last hosted the 71st Annual Western Intercollegiate where they finished in 14th place, and shot a score of 1,134 on the par 70, 6,615-yard Pasatiempo Golf Club.
Kevin Velo shot eight over par 218 and tied for 35th. He had the best Spartan score with an even-par 70.
William Barnett tied for 60th at 14-over par 224.
Southern California took home first place with an 18-stroke win over defending champion Stanford. The Trojans finished at even-par 1050.
San Jose native, Justin Suh, took home the blue jacket for the Trojans shooting five-under par 205.
At The Western, five players recorded what is believed to be the most holes in one in a men’s golf college tournament ever:
- Hunter Epson, Pepperdine, round 1, 15th hole with a pitching wedge.
- Robert Geibel, Pepperdine, round 1, 3rd hole with a 5-iron.
- William Aldred, California, round 2, 15th hole with a 9-iron.
- William Aldred, California, round 3, 8th hole with a 7-iron.
- Daniel List, Washington, round 3, 8th hole with a 6-iron.
Previously at the Mountain West Championship: The Spartans finished in 8th place shooting five-over par 869.
Scott Munger shot three-over par 219 and tied for 30th.
You can follow the live results here on Golfstat.com