College Men

UCLA claims 1st win of season at Redhawks Invite

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

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UCLA capped off a victory in University Place, Wash., on Tuesday at the Redhawks Invitational.

The 18th-ranked Bruins shot a three-round total of 9-under 835 for a three-shot victory over Washington, No. 15 in the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings. The Bruins and Huskies were the only teams to finish under par at 54-hole tournament.

Arizona State finished in third at 3-over 847. Second-round co-leader San Diego finished in fourth after a 12-over 296 in the final round. The Toreros finished at 8 over. Pepperdine rounded out the top 5 at 12 over.

San Diego’s Grant Forrest closed with a 1-over 72 to earn the individual title at Chambers Bay – site of the 2015 U.S. Open Championship.

The junior posted rounds 63-65 on Monday to take command of the individual leaderboard. He strolled to a three-shot victory on the par-71, 7,348-yard course. He finished at 11-under 200.

Arizona State’s Jon Rahm finished in second after a 3-under 68 in the final round. UCLA’s Preston Valder finished in third at 5-under 206.