Utah State's Tanner Higham Finishes Tied For Eighth At WAC Championship
Sophomore Tanner Higham shot a final round 4-over par 76 Wednesday to finish tied for eighth with a 5-over 221 (68-77-76) to lead Utah State at the 2012 Club Glove Western Athletic Conference men's golf championship held here at the Rio Secco Golf Club.
 
Sophomore Tanner Higham shot a final round 4-over par 76 Wednesday to finish tied for eighth with a 5-over 221 (68-77-76) to lead Utah State at the 2012 Club Glove Western Athletic Conference men's golf championship held here at the Rio Secco Golf Club.
 
 

May 2, 2012

HENDERSON, Nev. -

2012 WAC Golf Championships - Final Results Get Acrobat Reader

Sophomore Tanner Higham shot a final round 4-over par 76 Wednesday to finish tied for eighth with a 5-over 221 (68-77-76) to lead Utah State at the 2012 Club Glove Western Athletic Conference men's golf championship held here at the Rio Secco Golf Club.

Utah State finished in eighth-place with a 55-over 919 (294-313-312), while San Jose State won the team championship with a 12-over 876 (290-291-295).

Four-time defending WAC champion New Mexico State finished second with an 18-over 882 (293-290-299), followed by Fresno State who finished third with a 22-over 886 (287-301-298). Idaho was fourth with a 28-over 892 (287-303-302), Louisiana Tech finished fifth with a 38-over 902 (304-305-293), Nevada was sixth with a 45-over 909 (301-304-304), Hawai'i finished seventh with a 47-over 911 (304-298-309) and USU was eighth.

San Jose State's Jay Myers won the individual title as he defeated New Mexico State's Justin Shin with a birdie on the first playoff hole. Overall, Myers finished the tournament with a 5-under par 211 (69-71-71).

Higham (Layton, Utah) had five bogeys and just one birdie during his final round as he shot a 4-over 76. Higham began the tournament by shooting a 4-under 68, and then fired a 5-over 77 during his second 18 holes. Higham's eighth-place finish at the WAC Championships is USU's best since Devin Daniels was the individual runner-up at the 2007 WAC Championships after shooting a 7-under 209 (69-66-74).

Freshman Tanner Jenson (Parker, Colo.) finished the tournament with an 11-over 83 for Utah State and tied for 24th with a 13-over 229 (72-74-83). Freshman Brennan Coburn (Layton, Utah) shot a 5-over 77 Wednesday to finish tied for 33rd with a 20-over 236 (80-79-77), while fellow freshman Andrew Paulson (Sandy, Utah) finished 35th with a 22-over 238 (75-84-79) after carding a 7-over 79 during his final round. Senior Chanse Godderidge (Smithfield, Utah) also competed for the Aggies and finished tied for 38th with a 26-over 242 (79-83-80) after shooting a final round of 8-over 80.

The 2012 WAC Championship concludes Utah State's spring season.

2012 WAC MEN'S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
TEAM RESULTS
1.  San Jose State - 290-291-295 --- 876 (+12)
2.  New Mexico State - 293-290-299 --- 882 (+18)
3.  Fresno State - 287-301-298 --- 886 (+22)
4.  Idaho- 287-303-302 --- 892 (+28)
5.  Louisiana Tech - 304-305-293 --- 902 (+38)
6.  Nevada - 301-304-304 --- 909 (+45)
7.  Hawai'i - 304-298-309 --- 911 (+47)
8.  UTAH STATE - 294-313-312 --- 919 (+55)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS 1. Jay Myers, San Jose State - 69-71-71 --- 211 (-5) 2. Justin Shin, New Mexico State - 70-68-73 --- 211 (-5) 3. Sean McMullen, Idaho - 65-75-76 --- 216 (E) 4. Gaston De La Torre, New Mexico State - 77-67-74 --- 218 (+2) 5. Sam Forgan, Louisiana Tech - 73-75-72 --- 220 (+4) 5. Jarred Bossio, Idaho - 70-76-74 --- 220 (+4) 5. Matt Hovan, San Jose State - 70-73-77 --- 220 (+4)

UTAH STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS T8. Tanner Higham - 68-77-76 --- 221 (+5) T23. Tanner Jenson - 72-74-83 --- 229 (+13) T33. Brennan Coburn - 80-79-77 --- 236 (+20) 35. Andrew Paulson - 75-84-79 --- 238 (+22) T38. Chanse Godderidge - 79-83-80 --- 242 (+26)


 

 

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