Men's Golf Begins Play at The Prestige at PGA West
Oct. 9, 2011
Alex Forss and Parker Page shot 1-over 73s to lead the Pepperdine men's golf team in its first round of play on Sunday at The Prestige at PGA West.
The Waves shot a 296 and stand in 14th place, though two rounds still remain on Monday and Tuesday at the par-72 Greg Norman Course at PGA West.
Page (Louisville, Ky./Ballard HS) and Forss (Temecula, Calif./Great Oak HS) are tied for 38th place. Forss had five birdies during his round, including three straight at one point. Page had four birdies, including each of his final two holes.
Senior Josh Anderson (Murrieta, Calif./Murrieta Valley HS) is tied for 49th place at 74, junior Johnny Mac Arthur (Newhall, Calif./Hart HS) is tied for 64th place at 76 and freshman Caston Roberts (Gilbert, Ariz./Gilbert Christian HS), who is making his collegiate debut, is tied for 76th at 79. Anderson and Mac Arthur each had four birdies, and Roberts had three.
Team Scores: 1. Oregon 279; T2. Stanford 280; T2. Washington 280; T4. Arizona State 282; T4. San Francisco 282; 6. San Diego State 284; 7. Vanderbilt 288; T8. USC 289; T8. Duke 289; T10. San Diego 294; T10. Oregon State 294; T12. Northwestern 295; T12. UC Davis 295; 14. Pepperdine 296; 15. UCF 297; 16. Long Beach State 301.
Top Individuals: T1. Spencer Fletcher (Arizona State) 66; T1. Andrew Yun (Stanford) 66; 3. Adam Hofmann (Vanderbilt) 67; T4. four tied at 68.