Stanford to play Texas for men’s golf title

Published 8:29 pm PDT, Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Stanford will take on Texas for the NCAA men’s golf championship Wednesday after winning two matches at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark., on Tuesday

The sixth-seeded Cardinal needed an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th green by Daulet Tulebayev to stop No. 2 Vanderbilt 3-2 in the semis. Earlier, David Snyder nailed an 8-foot par putt on the last hole as Stanford defeated third-seeded Wake Forest 3-2.

The fifth-seeded Longhorns beat top-seeded Oklahoma State 3-2 to make the final.

• Cal’s Collin Morikawa was named a first-team All-American for a third straight season. He also became Cal’s first four-time All-American in men’s golf; he made the third team as a freshman. USC’s Justin Suh, from San Jose, joined Morikawa on the first team.

— Staff and News Services

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