Utah State's Seokwon Jeon Records Best-Ever Tournament Finish As He Ties For Fourth at Air Force Hosted Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational
Sept. 9, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
Utah State's Seokwon Jeon shot a final round 4-under 68 Monday to record his best-ever tournament finish tying for fourth-place with a 5-under 211 at the U.S. Air Force Academy hosted Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational held here on the Blue Course at Eisenhower Golf Club.
Utah State tied for ninth-place in the 16-team field with a 21-over 885 after shooting an 8-over 296 during its first round, followed by a 7-over 295 in the second round and a 6-over 294 in its final round.
Air Force won the team championship with a 15-under 849 (278-285-286), while the Falcons Kyle Westmoreland won medalist honors after rounds of 67, 68 and 69 for a 12-under 204.
Jeon, a sophomore from Salt Lake City, Utah began the tournament with a 2-under 70 before carding a 1-over 73 during his second 18 holes. During his final round on Monday, Jeon carded a 4-under 68 to record his best-ever tournament finish. That 4-under 68 on Monday was tied for the low round of the day and tied for the second-lowest round of the tournament.
Other Aggies to compete in the tournament include junior Grahm Schmaltz (Kalispell, Mont.) who tied for 37th-place with a 5-over 221 (77-74-70). Senior Tanner Higham (Shelley, Idaho) who tied for 56th with a 10-over 226 (71-74-81). Freshman Eli Rogers (Hamilton, Mont.) who tied for 70th at 13-over 229 (78-74-77), and sophomore Brennan Coburn (Layton, Utah) who finished in 85th-place at 23-over 239 (81-79-79).
Utah State will return to action on Monday, Sept. 23 when it travels to Boise, Idaho to compete in the Dash Thomas Memorial.
TEAM RESULTS 1. Air Force - 278-285-286 --- 849 (-15) 2. UTEP - 288-287-286 --- 861 (-3) 3. Colorado - 292-290-285 --- 867 (+3) 3. Wyoming - 290-293-284 --- 867 (+3) 5. Nevada - 289-297-283 --- 869 (+5) T9. UTAH STATE - 296-295-294 --- 885 (+21)