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Boise State Takes 15th at Bandon Dunes Championship

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BANDON, Ore. (3/12/2011) - Boise State University’s men’s golf team finished in 15th-place this weekend at the Bandon Dunes Championship in Bandon, Ore. The Broncos struggled during their third tournament of the spring carding a three-round total of 965 (+101) at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. Senior Chris Byrne led the team with a final tally of 19-over 235 (76-79-80), good for a tie at 62nd.

The University of Washington won the team competition with a final score of 7-over-par 871 (281-285-305). Golfweek’s No. 27 ranked Huskies won the tournament by eight strokes over No. 37 Oregon who recorded a 15-over 879 (282-299-298).

Boise State recorded its top round of the event during yesterday’s first round with a 24-over 312. The Broncos followed that with a 328 (+40) on the second 18 Friday afternoon and today’s final round score of 325 (+37).

On the individual side of the tournament, Washington swept the first two positions with Charlie Hughes taking the medalist honors with a 6-under 210, out pacing teammate Chris Williams who finished at even-par 216.

Byrne was Boise State’s top golfer at the competition recording his best total on the opening 18 holes Friday with a 4-over 76. He shot a 7-over 79 on the second 18 and a 8-over 80 during today’s final round. The Boise native finished tied for 62nd-place with a 19-over 235.

Rounding out the Broncos’ scoring at Bandon Dunes was junior Scott Spiewak at 26-over 242, sophomore Taeksoo Kim at 29-over 245, freshman Minwoo Park with a 32-over 248 and junior Taylor Porter at 36-over 252. Sophomore Clayton Kosanovich competed as an individual at the tournament finishing with a 31-over 247.


Final Tournament Summary

Bandon Dunes Championship
Marc 11-12, 2011
Bandon, Ore.
Bandon Dunes Resort (Bandon Dunes Course: Par 72 - 6798 yards)
Host: Gonzaga University


Individual Results (Top-5 and Boise State)

1.     Charlie Hughes, Washington (67-68-75--210, -6)
2.    Chris Williams, Washington (70-72-74--216, E)
3.    Wesley Bryan, South Carolina (70-73-74--217, +1)
T4.    Jack Dukeminier, Oregon (70-73-75--218, +2)
T4.    Andrew Vijarro, Oregon (68-77-73--218, +2)

T62.    Chris Byrne, Boise State (76-79-80--235, +19)
75.    Scott Spiewak, Boise State (76-83-83--242, +26)
T78.    Taeksoo Kim, Boise State (78-88-79--245, +29)
81.    *Clayton Kosanovich, Boise State (82-82-83--247, +31)
T82.    Minwoo Park, Boise State (82-83-83--248, +32)
85.    Taylor Porter, Boise State (82-83-87--252, +36)
    * = Competed as Individual

Team Results
1.    No. 27 Washington (281-285-305--871, +7)
2.    No. 37 Oregon (282-299-298--879, +15)
3.     No. 4 Florida (283-291-307--881, +17)
4.    No. 40 Oregon State (292-296-302--890, +26)
5.     Colorado (287-301-305--893, +29)
6.    San Jose State (300-293-301--894, +30)
T7.    St. Mary’s (CA) (293-300-307--900, +36)
T7.    South Carolina (296-298-306--900, +36)
9.    Vanderbilt (298-304-302--904, +40)
10.    Loyola Marymount (312-302-316--930, +66)
11.    Mercer (303-312-317--932, +68)
12.    Northern Colorado (298-319-318--935, +71)
13.     Utah Valley (315-310-317--942, +78)
14.    Gonzaga (312-317-317--946, +82)
15.    Boise State (312-328-325--965, +101)
-     British Columbia (307-315--DNF)