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No. 18 Cal Returns To Action At Southwestern Intercollegiate

No. 18 Cal Returns To Action At Southwestern Intercollegiate

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Charlie Berridge and the Golden Bears kick off their spring season at the Southwestern Intercollegiate on Monday.

Golden Bears Open Spring Season In Southern California

WESTLAKE VILLAGE – The No. 18 California men’s golf team will start its 2024 spring slate at the Pepperdine-hosted Southwestern Intercollegiate Monday through Wednesday at North Ranch Country Club. The three-day, 54-hole event will be played at North Ranch Country Club’s Lakes and Oakes courses.
The Golden Bears, ranked 18th nationally (Clippd), are coming off an impressive five-tournament fall season that ended with back-to-back team victories in October at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational and the Cal Poly Invitational. Cal – which also won the Big Match against Stanford – finished no worse than tied for third in its five fall events.
Cal’s five-man lineup will tee off hole 1 between 8:22-9:06 a.m. PST while Eric Lee, playing as an individual, will start on hole 10 at 10:34 a.m. Monday.

  • Dates: January 29-31, 2024
  • Format: 54 holes (18-18-18, Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday); 5-count-4
  • Location: Westlake Village, California | North Ranch Country Club (Lakes & Oakes Courses)
  • Course Info: Par 71 | 6,800 Yards
  • Host: Pepperdine
  • Live Scoring: SMART Golf

Pepperdine (host), California, Colorado, Houston, Ohio State, San Jose State, San Diego State, Texas Tech, UCLA, UNLV, USC, Wake Forest, Washington
1. Tony Chen (Hole 1, 9:06 a.m.)
2. Ethan Fang (Hole 1, 8:55 a.m.)
3. Charlie Berridge (Hole 1, 8:44 a.m.)
4. Ethan Chung (Hole 1, 8:33 a.m.)
5. Aaron Du (Hole 1, 8:22 a.m.)
Ind. Eric Lee (Hole 10, 10:34 a.m.)

  • Eight of the 13 teams in the Southwestern Intercollegiate field are ranked in the top 50 nationally (Clippd), including Pac-12 foes Washington (No. 4) and UCLA (No. 31).
  • Redshirt junior Tony Chen is ranked 72nd nationally entering the spring season. He averaged 69.9 strokes across 12 rounds last fall and claimed his first collegiate victory at the Cal Poly Invitational on Oct. 30-31 with a 10-under-par 206 performance. Chen was named Pac-12 Golfer of the Week following the win.
  • Freshman Eric Lee, who will play as an individual at the Southwestern…


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