UCLA Bruins Win Taylor Made Big Island Classic


Courtesy of UCLABruins.com
The UCLA men's golf team won the Taylor Made Big Island Classic, hosted by Hawaii-Hilo University at the Waikoloa Resort. The tournament was played at the resort's two courses, the par 72 King's Course and the par 70 Beach Course. Friday's final round was played at the King's Course.
The Bruins posted a score of 282 in the final round, six-under par, for a 54-hole score of 836, 20-under par. TCU placed second at 838, followed by a three-way tie for third among Houston, Oklahoma and Washington at 849. Georgia Tech finished sixth at 851, and Arizona State and USC tied for seventh at 855.
Individually, junior Steve Conway finished tied for second at 207, seven-under par, after posting a third round score of 69. Teammate Roy Moon tied for fourth place at 207, six-under par, after recording a round of 69 on Friday. Junior John Merrick posted a 71 and and tied for 11th at three-under par 211. Captain Travis Johnson carded a 73 in the final round and tied for 41st at 216. Freshman Spencer Levin posted a 74 in the final round.
The victory is the 12-ranked Bruins' second of the season.