Men’s Golf: Matadors place 16th at Bandon Dunes Championship


Jordan Ball

The Matadors finished in 16th place where poor weather conditions, in Oregon, cancelled the final round of the Bandon Dunes Championship.

CSUN had an overall score of 614, with their two day scores being 303-311.

Senior Michael O’Conner finished the highest for the Matadors placing 33th, with scores of 73-75 — 148.

The next closest CSUN players to O’Conner were junior Tim Snyder and senior Steven Molumby. Snyder placed 62nd with scores of 78-75 — 153 and Molumby placed 68th 75-79 — 154.

The final two Matadors at the Invitational, junior Aaron Grimes and freshman Joey Varnam, placed 85th and 89th. Grimes scored 77-82 — 159 and Varnam scored 79-86 — 165 in two rounds.

Duke and Missouri finished in a tie for the championship with overall scores of 575 and both finished two strokes ahead of 3rd place St. Mary’s (CA). San Jose State player Cody Blick won the individual medal, performing with a score of 138, finishing one stroke ahead of Washington State’s Michael Anderson (139).

The Matadors play next on April 6-7 at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale, AZ.