Sunday, February 19, 2017

Cardinal sends 9 players to the Prestige in La Quinta, CA

Field and Stanford players - click to enlarge

Final Results:
Stanford struggled in round 3 to a 7 over par 291 total to finish tied for 4th, 9 strokes behind the winning LSU Tigers.  Despite the struggles overall, two players stood out with solid performances, Franklin Huang (67-69-74 210) and Isaiah Salinda (69-71-70 210), with Isaiah playing as an individual, who tied for 6th overall with 3-under par 210 totals.

Maverick McNealy (68-74-72 214) ended tied for 18th, Viraat Badhwar (71-74-74 219) tied for 30th, Brandon Wu (78-72-71 221) tied for 39th and Bradley Knox (75-75-77 227) tied for 61st.

Other individual scores for Stanford included Jeff Swegle (71-77-72 220) tying for 32nd, Chris Meyers (74-80-72 226) tying for 59th and Dakota McNealy (77-88-80 245) finishing 77th.

Final round team and Stanford individual scoring is shown below - click to enlarge:

Round 2 Results:
After a  5-over par 289 team total in round 2, Stanford sits in 2nd place, one stroke behind leading LSU.  Franklin Huang again led the way with a fine 69 and is in 2nd place overall, 2 strokes out of the lead with his 67-69 136 total.  Maverick McNealy's 74 left him tied for 15th with his 68-74 142, Viraat Badhwar's 74 (71-74 275) leaves him tied for 27th while Bradley Knox (75-75 150) and Brandon Wu (78-72 150) are tied for 53rd.

Stanford's four individuals were led by a very strong showing by Isiah Salinda who is tied for 6th on rounds of 69-71 140.  Jeff Swegle is tied for 39th after rounds of 71-77 148, Chris Meyers is tied for 70th with 74-80 154 and Dakota McNealy is 78th with 77-88 165.

Second round team scores and Stanford scorecards are shown below - click to enlarge:

Round 1 Results:
Stanford finished tied for 1st with Pepperdine in round 1 after a 3-under team total of 281.  Franklin Huang was 4-under at 67 to tie for 1st, Maverick McNealy shot 68 and tied for 3rd, Viraat Badhwar's 71 puts him tied for 17th, Bradley Knox with 75 tied for 52nd and Brandon Wu's 78 leaves him tied for 71st.

Playing as individuals, Isaiah Salinda shot 69 to tie for 3rd, Jeff Swegle had a 71 to tie for 17th, Chris Meyers shot 74 to tie for 41st and Dakota McNealy shot 77 to tie for 65th in his first collegiate round.

Team scoring plus Stanford scorecards are shown below - click to enlarge:

Stanford sends 9 players into The Prestige at PGA West including Maverick McNealy, Franklin Huang, Viraat Badhwar, Brandon Wu and Bradley Knox plus the following individuals:  Chris Meyers, Dakota McNealy, Isaiah Salinda and Jeff Swegle.

• Stanford and UC Davis will co-host The Prestige at PGA West, as the 17th edition of the event will take place Feb. 20-22.

• The Cardinal has won the event twice (2006 and 2014). Maverick McNealy (2015), Patrick Rodgers (2014), Andrew Yun (2010), Zach Miller (2006) and James Lee (2000) each brought home medalist honors.

The Course
• The Greg Norman Course at PGA West is the fifth site at which the tournament has been contested, following in the path of Desert Willow Golf Course, La Quinta Resort Mountain Course, TPC Stadium Course and Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course (PGA West).

The Field
• Eighth-ranked Stanford will be joined by No. 5 Texas Tech, No. 11 Oklahoma, No. 14 San Diego State, No. 16 LSU, Arizona State, East Tennessee State, Iowa State, Pepperdine, St. Mary’s, San Diego, UC Davis and Scotland's University of Stirling.
Live scoring | PGA West Norman Course

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