Pacific Ties For Fifth at GCU Invitational

Pacific Ties For Fifth at GCU Invitational

PHOENIX, Ariz. – The Pacific men's golf team secured its second top-five finish this spring after compiling a final score of 852 (E) at the GCU Invitational on Saturday afternoon. 

The Tigers finished even with Northern Colorado, while only trailing Missouri-Kansas City (829, -23), UT-Rio Grande Valley (843, -9), Texas El Paso (844, -8), and Missouri (844, -8).

Pacific led the field at six-over in Par 3 shooting and tied for fourth with 47 birdies. 

Leading the Tigers on individual leaderboard was Austin Fox, who finished tied for 14th with a three-under 210. Fox shot rounds of 69, 67, and 74.

Jee Horsangchai registered the Tigers lowest score (71) in Satuday's final 18 holes to trail Fox by four strokes. Horsangchai shot 69 and 74 in Friday's two rounds to bring his 54-hole total to 214. 

Tyler Burnes was third with a 216 (+3) and was followed by Casey Scott (218, +5) and Beau Forest (220, +7).

Pacific will take next week off before returning to the links for the Duck Invitational, hosted by Oregon, on March 25 and 26. The Pacific Northwest event will be hosted at the Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell, Ore.