CORVALLIS, Ore. – Playing the part of a “gracious host”, the George Fox University Bruins finished 4th out of four teams in their own George Fox Invitational men’s golf tournament on a cold and windy Saturday afternoon here at the Trysting Tree Golf Course.
Pacific University’s #1 team took first place with a 10-over-par 298 on the par 72, 6,674-yard course. Corban College was second with a 309, followed by the Pacific #2 team at 320, and the host George Fox team at 333.
Medalist honors went to Pacific #1’s Max Bonk, who shot a sizzling 7-under-par 65, well ahead of runner-up Joey Duwe of Corban, who carded an even-par 72. Steve Landis of Corban was third with a 76, and Brian Pan of Pacific #1 was fourth at 77.
Four players tied for fifth with 78’s, including the Bruins’ Mike Ulstad. Other counting scores for George Fox were an 81 for Matthew Fanning (tied for 12th), and 83’s by Aaron Burkhart and Dustin Churchill (tied for 16th). Also playing for the Bruins were David Burkhart (85), Brett Tharp (87), and Kelton Johnson (92).
The Bruins return to the links Saturday-Sunday, March 14-15, in the Pacific University Invitational at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course in North Plains, Ore. Tee times will be 10:00 a.m. both days.