Golf Finishes Eighth At Pepperdine's Spalding Intercollegiate

Oct. 10, 2000

Somis, Calif. - Jeff Wood and J.R. Becko each shot 227 to tie for 25th-place as the UC Santa Barbara golf team shot a three-round score of 903 and finished eighth at the Spalding Intercollegiate hosted by Pepperdine.

The tournament, played at Saticoy Country Club, was won by the University of New Mexico which shot 879. San Diego State finished second at 888. The individual champion was New Mexico's Rob Kortan who shot a 216.

In addition to Wood and Becko, the other Gaucho participants included Ryan Nomura (228, tied for 33rd), Jeff Linklater (229, tied for 38th) and Leigh Silver (229, tied for 38th).

The Gauchos return to action this Friday at the Lexus Fresno Invitational.