Air Force Places Ninth at MWC Golf Championship
April 26, 2008
Tucson, Ariz. - Finishing just two strokes behind eighth-place Wyoming, the Air Force golf team finished ninth at the 2008 Mountain West Conference Championship, being held at the 7,136 yard, par-71 Catalina Course at Tucson National. The Falcons, who fired a 10-over-par 294 on the final day of action, finished the weekend with a three-round score of 596 (+38).
Leading the way for Air Force was sophomore Tom Whitney (La Quinta, Calif.), who finished tied for 14th place. Whitney shot a 4-under-par 67 on Saturday to end the tournament with a three-round score of 216 (+3).
Colorado State came from out of fourth place to take the team title, finishing 2-under-par at 850. Meanwhile, UNLV's Eddie Olson captured medalist honors, coming in at 209 (-4).
Final Results 9 Air Force 305-291-294 890 T14 Tom Whitney 75-74-67 216 T29 Shaun O'Bryant 78-69-74 221 T36 Andrew Gibson 75-74-76 225 T41 Bob Whitney 77-74-77 228 45 Kyle Bailey 79-75-83 237