Men’s golf finishes 12th at first tournament

Eagles card a 12th place finish at Sonoma State Men’s Invite.


Brandon Davis

Photo Courtesy of Dominican University

Joel Ashor, Writer

The Biola men’s golf team travelled to Fountaingrove Golf Club in Santa Rosa, Calif. to compete in the Sonoma State Men’s Invite Sept.18-19. They finished in 12th overall with a team score of 329 over the two-day tournament.

Besides Biola, 12 other schools competed at the tournament, including the host Sonoma State, Chico State,  Cal State Monterey Bay, Stanislaus State, Cal Baptist, Holy Names University, St. Mary’s (Texas), Dominican, UCSD, William Jessup University, Academy of Art University and Menlo College.

Austin Bishop led Biola’s scoring, carding a 75 and 82 to finish in a tie for 47th with UCSD’s Jacob Johnson. Junior Parker Buck closely followed with a 79 and 86 to take 49th place.

Senior Cameron Bauer came in next for the Eagles. Bauer shot an 81 and 79 to finish in a tie for 54th with Dominican’s Brandon Brame. Sophomore Kaden Page followed Barne with an 82 and 87 to come in 57th. Senior Tristan Ginkel closed it out for the Eagles, carding an 88 and 95 to finish in 69th.

The Eagles recorded a team score of 329 over the course of the two-day tournament and finished in 12th place. They took a 17-stroke win over Menlo College, losing to the winners Chico State, who shot a team score of 894 to take the wire-to-wire victory.

The Eagles will hit the links again at the ERAU Co-Ed Invite at Antelope Hills Golf Course in Prescott, Ariz. on Oct. 9-10.

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