Alexa Anderson | Posted: 17 Feb 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Fishburn leads Cougars to ninth-place finish at John Burns

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LIHUE, Hawai’i — Behind a seventh-place finish from Patrick Fishburn, No. 31 BYU men’s golf placed ninth at the John Burns Intercollegiate on Saturday afternoon.

"I'm disappointed in our play this week," BYU head coach Bruce Brockbank said. "We went backwards each round. I hope we see better play in our next tournament."

After finishing the second round at -6, the Cougars shot +7 as a team on Saturday to finish the tournament at +1. Texas A&M edged UNLV and North Carolina in round three to claim the victory at -29. West Coast Conference foe Saint Mary’s tied for placed sixth, while in-state rival Utah took 10th place.

Fishburn fired a final-round 73 to tie for seventh place. The senior birdied six holes on Saturday and finished the 54-hole event at -4.

Peter Kuest carded 39-39 to shot 78 in round three. Kuest finished the tournament at +1 and tied for 31st place.

Rhett Rasmussen and CJ Lee tied for 51st place. Rasmussen shot +2 (74) in the final round, while Lee shot +1 (73). The duo ended the tournament at +4.

Kelton Hirsch tied for 78th place at +8. Spencer Dunaway and Chad Hardy, who competed in the John Burns Intercollegiate as individuals, finished in 51st and 119th place, respectively.

The Cougars will compete in the Southern Highlands Intercollegiate March 5-7, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Day One Results 

Day Two Results

John Burns Intercollegiate - Feb. 15-17, 2018

Wailua Golf Course

Place

Player

Round 1

Round 2 Round 3

Total

To-Par

T7

Patrick Fishburn

69

70 73

212

-4

T31

Peter Kuest

69

70 78

217

+1

T51

Rhett Rasmussen

72

74 74

220

+4

T51

CJ Lee

75

72 73

220

+4

T78

Kelton Hirsch

74

75 75

224

+8

 

T51

Spencer Dunaway*

76

72

72 220

+4

119

Chad Hardy*

A

76

78  

 

*Competed as individuals

 

Place

Team

Round 1

Round 2 Round 3

Total

To-Par

1

No. 4 Texas A&M

283

278 274

835

-29

T2

No. 28 North Carolina

284

283 285

852

-12

T2

No. 49 UNLV

270

285 297

852

-12

T4

No. 42 Arizona

288

278 292

858

-6

T4

Virginia

291

280 287

858

-6

6

Saint Mary's

285

289 287

861

-3

T7

UNCW

301

284 279

864

E

T7

Grand Canyon

293

281 290

864

E

9

BYU

284

286 295

865

+1

10

Utah

285

287 295

867

+3

11

Long Beach St.

287

290 293

870

+6

12

Fresno State

297

286 292

875

+11

13

New Mexico

300 281 296 877 +13
14

UC Irvine

298 285 295 878 +14
15

UTEP

299 291 291 881 +17
16

UC Santa Barbara

303 292 290 885 +21
17

Washington St.

296 297 298 891 +27
18

Northern Colorado

307 289 298 894 +30
19 CSU Northridge 301 307 301 909 +45
20 Hawai'i 309 307 301 917 +53

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