Munetake Paces Zags with Top-15 Finish
Oct. 3, 2017
FRESNO, Calif. -- Gonzaga men's golfer Tyler Munetake tied for 14th at the Nick Watney Invitational at the Sunnyside Golf Course Tuesday.
Munetake was six-over (219) in the tournament, after carding a 74 (+3) in the final round. Starting on Hole 10, he was even-par on the first nine holes in the third round, before going three-over on the final nine holes. Munetake made three birdies and 10 pars Tuesday. He made 35 pars in the event and went two-over (4.06) on the course's Par-4 holes.
The Zags finished 13th as a team. GU was 53-over (905) in the tournament, totaling a 305 (+21) in the third round.
Ben DuBois tied for 43rd at 12-over (225). He was eight-over (79) in Round 3. David Ganz and Nick Nolan finished 18-over (231) and 19-over (232). Nolan was five-over (76) in the final round, while Ganz was seven-over (78). Both golfers made three birdies. Ganz tied for 64th and Nolan tied for 69th. Matthew Ruel carded a 77 (+6) in the third round and finished the event 25-over (238). He tied for 83rd.
BYU edged out fellow West Coast Conference member, San Francisco, by two strokes for the team title. The Cougars were 13-over (865) in the tournament.
Peter Kuest of BYU remained the leader and took medalist honors at three-under (210). He was two-over (73) in the final round. San Francisco's Henry Chung was second at even-par (213).
The Bulldogs travel to Kennesaw, Ga., for the Pinetree Intercollegiate on Oct. 23-24. Live scoring will be available on GoZags.com.
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