SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Eric and Owen Taylor each shot 74 to lead the Sacramento State men's golf team during the third round of the Bill Cullum Invitational on Tuesday at the Wood Ranch Golf Club.
The Hornets shot 301 as a team during the final round and finished tied for 17th place with a three-round total of 918. San Diego maintained its lead and won the tournament by nine strokes. The Torreros shot 850 and were followed by Arizona State (859), Washington State (866), Cal State Fullerton (868) and UC Irvine (872) in the top five.
Owen Taylor began on the 12th hole and parred his first three holes before birdying the par-5 15th. Back-to-back bogeys were followed by a birdie on the par-5 18th, before two more bogeys on Nos. 1 and 2. Taylor parred seven of the next nine holes with a birdie on the par-5 6th and a bogey on the par-4 11th.
Eric Taylor was 2-under through his first 10 holes with birdies on the par-3 13th and the par-5 2nd. Bogeys on Nos. 5 and 9 (both par 4) were followed by a birdie on the par-4 10th. Standing at 1-under Taylor triple bogeyed the par-4 11th before closing with a par on No. 12.
The twins each finished with a 54-hole total of 229 to tie for 57th place.
Senior Ryan Williams, who had led the Hornets in each tournament this season, shot 75 on Tuesday and finished tied for 65th. Williams began his round on the 10th hole and was 5-over at the turn with six pars, two bogeys and a triple bogey of the par-3 13th. On the front side of the course, he was 2-under with birdies on Nos. 2, 4 and 8 and a bogey on the par-3 3rd.
Jordan Swanson provided the final score towards the team total with a round of 78. Swanson had three birdies, eight pars, five bogeys and two double bogeys on Tuesday. He tied for 81st after shooting 81-75-78-234.
Freshman Aaron Beverly closed the tournament with his third straight round of 79. Beverly, who tied for 85th place, had one birdie, 11 pars, four bogeys and two double bogeys.
Sacramento State will close out the fall portion of its schedule at the Pacific Invitational beginning on Monday, Sept. 29.
Bill Cullum Invitational
Simi Valley, Calif. • Wood Ranch Golf Club
Par 72 • 6,819 Yards
1. San Diego 288-279-283-850
2. Arizona State 294-282-283-859
3. Washington State 288-286-292-866
4. Cal State Fullerton 291-293-284-868
5. UC Irvine 292-295-285-872
6. UC Santa Barbara 290-300-291-881
7. Southern Utah 304-287-296-887
8. Boise State 296-299-294-889
9. Loyola Marymount 298-293-300-891
10. Gonzaga 312-292-290-894
11. Utah State 301-299-296-896
12. Long Beach State 300-302-295-896
13. Cal State Northridge 300-302-295-897
14. Weber State 303-299-308-910
15. Seattle 309-306-299-914
16. Cal Poly 305-309-301-915
T17. Sacramento State 313-304-301-918
T17. Hawaii 302-309-307-918
19. UC Riverside 307-298-317-922
20. CSU Bakersfield 306-315-315-936
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. John Rahm Rodriguez, ASU, 72-65-67-204
2. Grant Forrest, USD, 69-67-71-207
3. Travis Russell, UCI, 69-72-68-209
4. Sang Lee, WSU, 71-70-71-212
T5. Hank Frame, WSU, 70-71-72-213
T5. Corey Gard, CSF, 72-72-69-213
T5. Max Rottluff, ASU, 72-71-70-213
T5. Linus Vaisanen, USD, 69-70-74-213
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T57. Owen Taylor 74-81-74-229
T57. Eric Taylor 81-74-74-229
T65. Ryan Williams 79-76-75-230
T81. Jordan Swanson 81-75-78-234
T85. Aaron Beverly 79-79-79-237
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