Dogs Claw Past Three on Final Day
April 16, 2011
FRESNO, Calif. - Nate Jessup, after being disqualified Friday for signing an inaccurate score card, bounced back Saturday to lead Fresno State with a final round of even par. Jessup recorded back-to-back-to-back birdies on the back nine of the 7,142-yard, par-72 Riverside Country Club in Provo, Utah.
The Bulldogs (299-290-292--881, +17) moved up three spots to finish in tenth place out of eighteen teams at the 49th annual PING Cougar Classic.
Wyatt, a senior from La Verne, Calif., finished in the top spot for the Dogs by tying for 32nd place with a 3-over (77-69-73--219). Senior Bryan Hogan ended up one stroke behind Wyatt at 4-over (74-69-77--220), putting him in a tie for 40th.
After a dominating final round of 13-under, Colorado State (284-288-275--847, -17) claimed the tournament title with UNLV (280-285-286--851, -13) four strokes behind to finish second.
Zac Blair (71-69-65--205, -11) of tournament host BYU fired a 7-under, 65 to edge out Pacific's Alex Edfort (68-69-69--206, -10) to take home the individual title.
The Bulldogs return to action May 2-4 to compete in the WAC Championship.
"We Are Your Team!" Fresno State men's golf resumes play May2-4 at the WAC Championship held at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.