Men's Golf Finishes 11th at Otter Invitational

Oct. 17, 2017

Tournament Results

SEASIDE, Calif. – The Western Washington University men’s golf team completed the fall season with an 11th-place finish at the Otter Invitational played Monday and Tuesday on the Blackhorse Golf Course of Bayonet & Blackhorse.
The Vikings shot their best round of the two-day tournament on Tuesday with a third-round team score of 3-over-par 291. Tournament host Cal State Monterey Bay won the 19-team tournament with a three-round score of 8-under-par 856, sealing the victory with a scorching final round total of 14-under-par 274.
Senior Adam Barker (Gig Harbor, WA/Peninsula/Olympic College) led WWU finishing in a tie for 7th place in the 104-player field at -1 215 for the tournament. Barker shot rounds of 69 (-3), 75 (+3) and 71 (-1) on the par 72 layout. He carded 13 birdies over the 54 holes of the tournament, tied for 5th-most in the field.
Junior Michael Butler (Sammamish, WA/Skyline) bounced back from a tough first round to shoot 1-over-par for the final 36 holes, finishing in a tie for 26th place at 6-over-par 222.
UC San Diego sophomore Adam Navigato recorded a seven-stroke victory for individual medalist honors, taming the course with a three-round total of 17-under-par 199. Navigato fired a first-round 3-under-par 69, and then had back-to-back 7-under-par 65s to win the tournament. Monterey Bay’s Elis Svard was 2nd at -10 for the tournament (206) and Simon Fraser’s Chris Crisologo was 3rd at -5 (211).
With the fall season completed, the Vikings return to competition Feb. 26-27, 2018 with the Bay Area Invitational played at The Course at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, Calif. WWU will add one more tournament to the spring schedule for a total of four tournaments, before the GNAC Championships that will be played April 23-24 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.
WWU’s team and individual breakdown, and the complete team leaderboard from the Otter Invitational is listed below:

OTTER INVITATIONAL
Blackhorse Golf Course (Par 72, 6833 Yards)

Pos.

Team/Player

To Par

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

11

Western Washington

+29

298

304

291

893

T7

Adam Barker

-1

69

75

71

215

T26

Michael Butler

+6

77

73

72

222

T75

Cody Roth

+17

83

79

71

233

T75

Brody Bonfilio

+17

75

81

77

233

T81

Ethan Casto

+18

77

77

80

234

Pos.

Team

To Par

Rd 1

Rd 2

Rd 3

Total

1.

Cal State Monterey Bay

-8

287

295

274

856

2.

Colorado-Colo. Springs

+4

282

298

288

868

3.

Chico State

+7

294

287

290

871

4.

Dominican

+14

279

303

296

878

 

Simon Fraser

+14

285

305

288

878

 

UC San Diego

+14

294

295

289

878

7.

Sonoma State

+17

297

298

286

881

8.

Cal State San Marcos

+23

295

299

293

887

 

Colorado Mines

+23

289

302

296

887

10.

Concordia (OR)

+26

291

300

299

890

11.

Western Washington

+29

298

304

291

893

12.

Holy Names

+30

305

302

287

894

13.

Wilmington (DE)

+33

303

302

292

897

14.

Cal State San Bernardino

+39

306

305

292

903

15.

Stanislaus State

+49

307

306

300

913

16.

Northwest Nazarene

+52

314

307

295

916

17.

Cal State East Bay

+56

303

310

307

920

18.

Academy of Art

+58

309

312

301

922

19.

Hawai'i-Hilo

+69

307

315

311

933

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