Oct. 18, 2011
By Gavin Davis
Athletic Media Relations
FAIRFAX, Calif. – The Colorado State men’s golf team finished the Alister MacKenzie Invitational in fifth place Tuesday. Senior Zahkai Brown tied his season-best round of 66 (-5) in Round 3 on the 6,718 yard, par 71 Meadow Club golf course.
Brown was 2-under in 26th place heading into the final round. He moved up 14 spots to a shared spot in 12th place with a combined score of 7-under 206 (72-68-66).
Juniors, Kirby Pettitt and Mike Sorenson, finished the tournament tied in 20th place. Pettitt carded a 2-under 69 in the final round to finish with a 68-71-69--208 (-5). Sorenson captured his first top-20 finish of the season with his combined score of 5-under 208 (70-68-70).
Freshman Cameron Harrell rounded out the scoring for the Rams with a 75-66-72--213 (E), tied for 37th place. Senior Mike Wuertz posted a 74-73-69--216 (+3) and tied in 48th place.
Cal and Oregon tied for the team title at 811 (-41). Mountain West foe San Diego State finished third at 819 (-33). Colorado State captured fifth posting an 831 (-21), the team’s second top-5 finish of the season.
Oregon’s Eugene Wong ran away with the individual title at 18-under 195. Cal’s Max Homa took second with his score of 200 (-13).
The Rams will head to Stockton, Calif., on Oct. 31 for the Pacific Invitational to finish the last tournament of the 2011 fall schedule.
Alister MacKenzie results: