After a final round 297, the University of Minnesota finished alone in 9th place at the Braveheart Classic at Oak Valley Golf Club in Beaumont, California. Minnesota shot rounds of 301-310-297 to finish at 44-over 908. The University of Arizona won the tournament by 20 shots and finished at six-under 858.
The Gophers were led by sophomore Derek Chang (71-79-73--223). Chang led the tournament after the first round of play, but ended up finishing in a tie for 18th at 7-over. Senior Ben Pisani (74-73-78--225) ended up in a tie for 22nd at 9-over par. Newcomer Donald Constable (79-78-71--228) and freshman Robert Bell (75-76-77--228) both finished in a tie for 36th at 12-over. Rounding out the Gopher lineup was freshman Shang Zhi (83-80-75--238) and freshman Erik Van Rooyen (77-80-86--243).
Medalist honors went to Tarquin Macmanus of Arizona who shot a final round 66 to win by two shots over Jake Sarnoff of Loyola Marymount.
Results can currently be found at www.golfstat.com.
Minnesota will take next weekend off before heading to the General Hackler Invitational in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina starting on Sunday, March 14th.