After putting itself in a position to win the 68th Annual Western Intercollegiate during play Saturday, the No. 17 Washington men’s golf team cooled off down the stretch to settle for second place in the three-round, two-day tournament in Santa Cruz, Calif.
The Washington men’s golf team put together an uneven performance over the first two rounds of the Redhawk Invitational on Monday, but they finished well enough to end the first day of the two-day tournament in third place, two strokes under par.
The early portion of the spring season treated the UW men’s golf team well. The Huskies have finished in the top four of each of their four tournaments thus far. But they have yet to lift a trophy as champions of an event.
The Washington men’s golf team is without its top golfer, junior Cheng-Tsung Pan, this week, but Pan’s absence opened the door for Jonathan Sanders to crack the starting lineup, and the sophomore made the most of his opportunity.