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UVU MGolf: Utah Valley Moves up to Finish 13th at El Macero Classic
By: Jason Erickson, UVU Athletics
EL MACERO, Calif.—The Utah Valley University men's golf team finished 13th at the El Macero Classic at El Macero Country Club in California after shooting a final-round 23-over-par 311 for a three-round score of 87-over-par 951 (320-320-311).
The tournament marked the final tune-up for the Wolverines before heading to Mesa, Arizona for the Western Athletic Conference championship, April 27-30.
The Wolverines finished 13th at the El Macero with a three-round score of 87-over-par 951 (320-320-311). UVU finished ahead of Fairleigh Dickinson at 90-over-par 954. Seattle U won the tournament with a score of 30-over-par 894.
Gabe Lysen led the Wolverines with a three-round score of 22-over-par 238 (81-80-77). The freshman recorded his lowest round of the tournament with a final-round 5-over-par 77 on Friday to tie for 60th on the individual leaderboard.
Ariel Elftman-Hanson tied for 62nd with a three-round score of 23-over-par 239 (83-79-77). Elftman-Hanson also registered his best round of the tournament on Friday with a final-round 5-over-par 77.
Blair Bursey finished in a tie for 64th with a three-round score of 24-over-par 240 (81-82-77). JT Timmons (77-81-83) and Cedric Laverdure (81-80-80) each tied for 66th at 25-over-par 241.
Utah Valley now has a week off to prep for the WAC Championship, April 27-30, at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona.