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BYU shoots low in round three to tie for first at Geiberger

LA QUINTA, Calif. — BYU men's golf shot -6 on Tuesday to tie for first place with Santa Clara at the Geiberger Invitational held at PGA West Nicklaus Tournament Course.

The Cougars' logged the lowest third-round score on Tuesday, shooting -6 to finish the 54-hole tournament at -8. West Coast Conference foe Santa Clara fired a final-round score of 284 to also finish the event at -8. Host and WCC member LMU placed third, shooting -6 at the Geiberger Invitational.

Patrick Fishburn fired a 69 on Tuesday to finish the tournament at -3. Fishburn birdied six holes in the third round and also eagled the par-4 13th hole. The senior tied for fifth place. Teammate Peter Kuest also tied for fifth place at -3. Kuest carded 37-34 to shoot -1 on Tuesday. He played bogey-free golf on the back nine and birdied holes 14 and 15.

Rhett Rasmussen also placed in the top 10. He fired a 71 in the third round to finish the tournament at -2 and tie for ninth place.

CJ Lee and Spencer Dunaway tied for 17th place and 22nd place, respectively. Lee shot -1 in the third round to end the 54-hole tournament at +1, while Dunaway shot even par on Tuesday to finish the event at +2. Kelton Hirsch, who competed in the tournament, tied for 26th place at +3.

The Cougars in the 2018 West Coast Conference Championships at Carlton Oaks Country Club April 16-18.

Day One Recap

Geiberger Invitational- April 9-10, 2018

PlacePlayerRound 1Round 2Round 3TotalTo-Par
T5Patrick Fishburn717369213-3
T5Peter Kuest746871213-3
T9Rhett Rasmussen737071214-2
T17CJ Lee737371217+1
T22Spencer Dunaway737372218+2


T26Kelton Hirsch*757074219+3

*Competed as an individual

PlaceTeamRound 1Round 2Round 3TotalTo-Par
T1Santa Clara296276284856-8
4Fresno State291276292859-5
6Cal Poly294286290870+6
7San Diego291296289876+12
10CSU Northridge297297294888+24
12Menlo College300325306931+67