The Utes look to improve on last year's eighth-place finish. Utah has not finished higher than fourth at the MWC Championships in the six-year history of the tournament.
April 25, 2006
The University of Utah men's golf team travels to Sunriver, Ore., to compete in the 2006 Mountain West Conference Men's Golf Championships April 27-29 at the 72-par Crosswater Golf Club. The tournament tees off at 9 a.m. PST (10 a.m. MST) with the first tee time for the Utes at 10:40 a.m. PST. The Utes look to improve on last year's eighth-place finish. Utah has not finished higher than fourth at the MWC Championships in the six-year history of the tournament.
The MWC will provide live stats for the championship. The stats will be available on the MWC Golf Championship website at www.TheMWC.com. Click on the golf championship link to track all the action. A live stat link will be available at Golfstat.com as well.
Name Rounds Average Conference Rank
Dustin Pimm 35 71.23 3rd
Chris Gresh 35 73.74 29th
Chance Cota 29 75.93 50th
Nick Micek 23 76.61 56th
Mike Branca 35 76.63 57th
COWBOY CLASSIC/COUGAR CLASSIC CORRECTIONS:
The University of Wyoming discovered that freshman Corey Steger competed in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic April 10-11 and the Ping Golf Cougar Classic April 14-15 while academically ineligible. As part of the NCAA reporting process, he was withdrawn from the events, which affects the final standings.
Utah still finished 19th at the Cowboy Classic with a three-round score of 883 (+43). Dustin Pimm finished tied for 31st at four-over 214 while Chris Gresh and Nick Micek finished tied for 69th with an 11-over 221. Chance Cota placed 104th with an overall score of 234 (+24) while Mike Branca finished 107th at 30-over par (240).
At the Cougar Classic, Utah moved from 10th place to ninth place with an even par 865. Pimm still tied for second with an 11-under 205. Gresh moved up one spot to tie for 44th at two-over par (218). Cota tied for 56th overall with a four-over 220. Micek placed tied for 68th with a nine-over 225 while Branca finished tied for 74th at 13-over 229.