Kei Kita shot a 4-under par 212 and Paul Otte carded a 3-under par 213 to finish 3-4 at the Big West Championship Tournament at the La Quinta Mountain Course on Tuesday. The Gauchos finished fifth in the team standings.
Long Beach State won the team title and its top player, Xander Schauffele, birdied the 18th and final hole while second round leader Anders Engell of Saint Mary's bogeyed, giving Schauffele a one shot win at the 2012 OGIO-UC Santa Barbara Invitational, completed Tuesday at Sandpiper Golf Club in Santa Barbara.
UC Santa Barbara will host the OGIO‐UCSB Invitational Golf Tournament at scenic Sandpiper Golf Club on the coast just north of Santa Barbara, on Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3, 2012. The tournament will be 54 holes, 36 on the first day, and 18 on day two.
Kei Kita carded a 6-over par 222, including a 1-under par in the third and final round on Tuesday, to tie for 14th and lead UC Santa Barbara to a seventh-place team finish in The Farms Invitational at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
The UC Santa Barbara golf team shot a final round 302 and totaled 913 en route to a 12th-place finish at the North Ranch Intercollegiate at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, Calif. on Tuesday.
Tyler Sterk shot a 6-over par 222 en route to a tie for 12th-place, helping the UC Santa Barbara golf team to a seventh-place finish at the Folino Invitational at the Industry Hills Golf Club on Tuesday.
Senior Russell Boring shot a career-best 5-under par to finish fifth at the Bill Cullum Invitational and help UC Santa Barbara to a fourth-place tie in the tournament at Wood Ranch Country Club in Simi Valley, Calif.
Russell Boring shot a 5-over par 221 to finish tied for 10th-place and the UC Santa Barbara golf team opened its 2011-12 season with a ninth-place finish at the Wolf Pack Classic at the Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Stateline, Nev.