Rams Slip to 12th in San Diego Golf Classic
CHULA VISTA, Calif. – Colorado State men's golf struggled throughout the final round of the 2018 Lamkin San Diego Classic, finishing 12th among the 16 teams. The Rams were in sixth place after the first two rounds, but shot a 16-over 304 in the final round to finish with an 18-over 882.
Top-ranked Oklahoma State ran away with the team title at 44-under 820, 32 shots ahead of runner-up Texas Tech at 12-under 852. Arizona, the only other team to finish under part, was third at 4-under 860. North Carolina and Mississippi tied for fourth at 1-over 865.
CSU's team effort was led by junior Jake Staiano, who tied for 40th at 4-over 220. Senior Max Oelfke was one shot back at 5-over 221 after a 1-over 73 in the final round to tie for 44th. Sophomore AJ Ott tied for 56th at 7-over 223. Senior Colton Yates tied for 69th at 10-over 226. Freshman Parathakorn Suyasri was the final team player at 13-over 229, tied for 77th. Playing as an individual, freshman Jack Ainscough posted a top-10 finish, placing ninth at 5-under 211 following a 5-under 67 in the final round.
The Rams will be back on the course on March 23 with a dual match with Denver University at Gold Mountain Golf Course in Bremerton, Wash. They will then travel to Eugene, Ore., to take part in the Oregon Duck Invitational on March 26-27 at Eugene Country Club.