Men Finish Eighth in Fresno


Day 1 Recap

FRESNO, Calif. –After shooting its highest round of the tournament, the BYU men’s golf team still managed to move up the rankings, finishing eighth overall at the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic on Tuesday.

Despite shooting a 7-over 79 in his final round, junior Zac Blair placed highest for the Cougars, tied for 22nd. Blair had his most success on the back-nine where he shot 1-over for the tournament.  Of the 72 holes he played, Blair shot par or better on all but nine.

For the third consecutive tournament Justin Keiley finished behind Blair for the Cougars. Keiley managed to claw back from a poor first round of 5-over with back-to-back rounds of 1-over and 1-under. He finished tied for 27th.

Cole Ogden was the only other BYU golfer in the top-50, finishing tied for 33rd.

The men will be in Arizona next when they compete in the Arizona Invitational on March 16.



*Played as an individual

T22Zac Blair+4
T27Justin Keiley+5
T33Cole Ogden+6
T53Devon Purser+10
T61McCoy Willey+12
T82Adam Tebbs+20
T77Patrick Fishburn*+19


1Oregon State+7
2Washington State+13
3San Diego+16
6Long Beach State+24
7Sacramento State+29
9UC Irvine+38
10Kansas State+45
11CSU Fullerton+46
12Fresno State+50
13UC Santa Barbara+52
14Boise State+61
15CSU Northridge+76
16Fresno City College+201