2013-14 Santa Clara Men's Golf News

July 23, 2014
Broncos Set Commissioner's Honor Roll Record for Second Straight Year
The West Coast Conference announced its 13th annual Commissioner's Honor Roll Tuesday, and 141 Santa Clara Broncos were recognized with honors for their athletic success and academic excellence. Santa Clara had 18 student-athletes receive gold honors (3.75-4.00 GPA) and 33 student-athletes receive silver honors (3.50-3.74 GPA). The Broncos set a new record of student athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll, breaking the previous mark of 133 in the 2012-13 school year.

June 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: SCU WCC Freshmen of the Year Photo Day
Continuing with the photo day series, EYEBRONCO highlights Santa Clara's West Coast Conference freshmen of the year to go along with the feature article of the most recent Bronco Sports Magazine. Bronco basketball player Jared Brownridge chats with reporter Denzel Johnson about home cooking, summer plans, and Instagram. Golfers Tyler Kertson and Annie Freman chat with reporter David Gentile about some of the gear they brought along for the shoot.

May 7, 2014
Lowe Named To WCC All-Academic Team For A Third Consecutive Season
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior golfer Scott Lowe became the first Bronco to earn West Coast Conference Men’s Golf All-Academic Team recognition in three consecutive seasons after being honored by the league office.

April 17, 2014
Kertson Named West Coast Conference Men’s Golf Freshman Of The Year
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – With a solid season that included competing in all 33 rounds over 11 events and four top-20 finishes, Tyler Kertson was tabbed the West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year in a vote of the league’s head coaches while Gio Gandionco and Evan McLeod earned honorable mention recognition.

April 16, 2014
Men’s Golf Takes Second At WCC Championship For Best Finish Since 1998
BREMERTON, Wash. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team recorded their best finish at the West Coast Conference Championship in 15 years coming in second place with a tournament total 878 (+14). The Broncos scored a final round 298 today to finish four shots off the lead on the 7,007-yard, par-72 Gold Mountain Golf Club Olympic Course in Bremerton, Wash.

April 15, 2014
Men’s Golf Tied For Second, Three Shots Back After Two Rounds Of WCC Championship
BREMERTON, Wash. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team is right in the thick of the race after a second round 292 left them tied for second place with a 4-over 580, three shots behind Saint Mary’s after two rounds of the tightly contested West Coast Conference Championship, completed today at the at the 7,007-yard, par-72 Gold Mountain Golf Club Olympic Course in Bremerton, Wash.

April 14, 2014
Men’s Golf Three Shots Back After First Round Of WCC Championship
BREMERTON, Wash. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team carded an even-par round of 288 and sits tied for third place, three shots off the lead after the first day of the tightly contested West Coast Conference Championship, completed today at the at the 7,007-yard, par-72 Gold Mountain Golf Club Olympic Course in Bremerton, Wash.

April 13, 2014
Men’s Golf Ready For WCC Championship
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team will look to accomplish something only one team of players in the program’s history has done since 1970 and that’s win the West Conference Men’s Golf Championship. They get their chance starting Monday when the three-day tournament gets underway at the 7,007-yard, par-72 Gold Mountain Golf Club Olympic Course in Bremerton, Wash.

April 12, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Golf Prepares for WCC Championship
EYEBRONCO made its way to Silver Creek Valley Country Club to visit with the men's golf team ahead of next week's WCC Championship in Bremerton, Wash. Take a look at the practice and some interviews here!

April 8, 2014
Kertson, Gandionco Lead Men’s Golf To Eighth Place Tie At Cowboy Classic
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Freshman Tyler Kertson and sophomore Gio Gandionco both finished at 3-over 213 to lead the Santa Clara men’s golf team to a tie for eighth place with a team total of 860 (+20) at the 21-team Wyoming Cowboy Classic, completed today on the Talking Stick Golf Club North Course.

April 7, 2014
Men’s Golf In Seventh After 36-Holes Of Wyoming Cowboy Classic
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Playing shorthanded after losing a player early in the first round, the Santa Clara men’s golf team was able to put together solid scores of 284 and 288 on the Talking Stick Golf Club North Course to end the first day of competition at the 21-team Wyoming Cowboy Classic in seventh place with a 572 total.

April 7, 2014
Men’s Golf To Compete In Wyoming Cowboy Classic
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Looking to gain some momentum before the West Coast Conference Championship, the Santa Clara men’s golf team will compete in its final regular season event on Monday and Tuesday at the Wyoming Cowboy Classic. The 21-team, 114-player event will be contested on the 7,133-yard, par-70 Talking Stick Golf Club North Course.

March 31, 2014
First Season in SCU Men's Golf for Tyler Kertson
Being a freshman this season, Tyler Kertson (TK) is going through a lot in his first year. Kertson talks about how this challenging experience is helping him grow as an individual.

March 25, 2014
Men’s Golf Cards Fourth-Best Round Of The Day To Place Eighth At Duck Invitational
CRESWELL, Ore. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team rebounded nicely in the final round of the 25th annual Duck Invitational carding the fourth-best round of the day to claim eighth place at the 16-team event that concluded today at the Emerald Valley Golf Club.

March 24, 2014
Men’s Golf In The Hunt After First Day Of Duck Invitational
CRESWELL, Ore. – A tightly-contested first day of play at the 25th annual Duck Invitational left the 16 competing teams separated by just 25 shots on the leaderboard. Santa Clara sits in a 13th place tie after compiling a 601 and is only 19 shots off the lead after the first 36 holes, completed today at the Emerald Valley Golf Club.

March 23, 2014
Oregon Duck Invitational Next Up For Men’s Golf
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Following seventh place finishes in each of their three spring tournaments, the Santa Clara men’s golf team will look to break that trend when they travel to Oregon for the two-day Duck Invitational starting Monday. The 18-team, 88-player event, hosted by the University of Oregon, will be contested on the par-72, 7,165 yard Emerald Valley Golf Club.

March 11, 2014
Men’s Golf Places Seventh At Fresno State Classic
FRESNO, Calif. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team carded a final round 295, 11 shots better than Monday’s second round, and climbed into a seventh place finish at the 14-team Fresno State Classic, completed today at the San Joaquin Country Club.

March 10, 2014
Men’s Golf Completes First Day of Fresno State Classic
FRESNO, Calif. – After a strong first round score of 292, the Santa Clara men’s golf team battled gusty winds over the second 18 holes at the San Joaquin Country Club and carded a 306 to end the first day of the Fresno Classic in eighth place.

March 9, 2014
Men’s Golf To Compete In Fresno State Classic Starting Monday
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team will travel to Fresno to compete in the 14-team Fresno State Classic starting on Monday. The Broncos will look to continue their strong play in the two-day, 54-hole event that will be played at the par-71, 6,776-yard San Joaquin Country Club.

February 23, 2014
Men’s Golf Places Seventh At Desert Intercollegiate; Gandionco Earns First Top-10 Finish
PALM DESERT, Calif. – With a final round 291 team score the Santa Clara men’s golf team captured seventh place with a three-day total of 860 (-4) and sophomore Gio Gandionco was the Broncos top individual performer earning his first career top-10 finish by tying for eighth place in the 23-team Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate completed today at the Classic Club Golf Course.

February 22, 2014
Men’s Golf In Fifth Place; Gandionco Tied For Third After Second Round Of Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate
PALM DESERT, Calif. – Led by freshman Tyler Kertson’s 3-under 69, the Santa Clara men’s golf team shot a 285 in today’s second round and sits alone in fifth place with a two-day total of 569 at the 23-team Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate played at the Classic Club Golf Course.

February 21, 2014
Gandionco Shoots 68; Men’s Golf Tied For Fourth After Day One Of Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate
PALM DESERT, Calif. – Sophomore Gio Gandionco shot a 4-under 68 to tie for third place and the Santa Clara men’s golf team fired a 284 to place in a tie for fourth, 12 shots off the lead, after the first round of the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate played today at the Classic Club Golf Course.

February 11, 2014
Men’s Golf Places 7th At The Farms Collegiate Invitational
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – A final round team score of 303 dropped the Santa Clara men’s golf team to seventh place at the 12-team Farms Collegiate Invitational, completed today at the Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe. Tyler Kertson and Drew Miller were the team’s top individual finishers placing in a tie for 17th place.

February 10, 2014
Men’s Golf In Fifth Place After Day One Of The Farms Collegiate Invitational
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – Paced by sophomore Drew Miller’s 1-under-par 141, the Santa Clara men’s golf team fired two rounds of 295 to place in fifth after day one of The Farms Collegiate Invitational today at the Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe.

February 9, 2014
Men’s Golf Tees Off Spring Season Monday; Briones Named to Preseason All-WCC Team
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Coming off a successful and competitive fall season, the Santa Clara men’s golf team begins its 2014 spring season at The Farms Collegiate Invitational on Monday. The two-day, 54-hole event hosted by the University of San Diego will be played at the 6,947-yard, par-72 Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe.

November 2, 2013
Men’s Golf Cards Tournament-Best Round; Takes Second At SCVB Pacific Invitational
STOCKTON, Calif. – Three Santa Clara players had a final round score in the 60s and the Bronco men’s golf team fired a tournament-low round of 17-under-par 267 to claim second place at the SCVB Pacific Invitational, which concluded today at the Stockton Golf & Country Club.

November 1, 2013
Men’s Golf In Fourth Place; Lowe And McLeod Shoot Season-Low Rounds At SCVB Pacific Invitational
STOCKTON, Calif. – With senior Scott Lowe and freshman Evan McLeod both shooting a season-low round of 69, the Santa Clara men’s golf team carded a 2-under-par 282 and sits in fourth place after two rounds of the 12-team SCVB Pacific Invitational played today at the Stockton Golf & Country Club.

October 31, 2013
Men’s Golf To Compete In SCVB Pacific Invitational
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The Santa Clara men’s golf team will compete in its final tournament of the fall season when they tee off at the SCVB Pacific Invitational on Thursday. The three-day, 54-hole event will be played at the 6,511-yard, par-71 Stockton Golf & Country Club.

October 31, 2013
Even Par Rounds Put Men’s Golf In Second Place Tie At Pacific Invitational
STOCKTON, Calif. – In a scary show of consistency the Santa Clara men’s golf team was treated to four individual even-par rounds leading to a team even-par total and a second-place tie after the first round of the SCVB Pacific Invitational played today at the Stockton Golf & Country Club.

October 15, 2013
Briones Earns First Top-10 Finish; Men’s Golf Ends Strong At Alister MacKenzie Invitational
SONOMA, Calif. – Sophomore Carlos Briones claimed the first top-10 finish of his collegiate career and the Santa Clara men’s golf team climbed two spots on the team leaderboard to finish 13th at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational completed today at the Sonoma Golf Club.

October 14, 2013
Briones Paces Men’s Golf At Alister MacKenzie Invitational
SONOMA, Calif. – Sophomore Carlos Briones fired two sub-par rounds leading the Santa Clara men’s golf team to 36-hole total of 14-over-par 590 after the first day of competition at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational played today at the Sonoma Golf Club.

October 8, 2013
Men’s Golf Cards Best Final Round Score; Claims Fourth Place At Cabo del Sol
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Freshman Tyler Kertson matched the low round of the day and the Santa Clara men’s golf team used the best team round of the final 18 holes to rally for a fourth place finish at the inaugural Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate.

October 7, 2013
Men’s Golf 8 Shots Out of Second Place After Strong Round At Cabo del Sol
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico – All six Santa Clara men’s golfers had improved scores leading the team to a 20-shot improvement in round two of the inaugural Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate played today in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Broncos are eight shots out of second place heading into tomorrow’s third and final round.

October 6, 2013
Men’s Golf To Host Inaugural Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate
The Santa Clara men’s golf team is off to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico where they will host the inaugural Cabo del Sol Intercollegiate starting Sunday. Eleven teams will participate in the three-day tournament.

September 24, 2013
Men’s Golf Ties For Eighth At Saint Mary’s Invitational
SEASIDE, Calif. – Led by sophomore Carlos Briones the Santa Clara men’s golf team ended the 19-team Saint Mary’s Invitational in a tie for eighth place after today’s final round action on the Bayonet Golf Course.

September 23, 2013
Men’s Golf Within Six Strokes Of Second Place At Saint Mary’s Invitational
SEASIDE, Calif. – Shooting a second round 6-over-par 294, the Santa Clara men’s golf team climbed within six-shots of second place after the first 36 holes of the 19-team Saint Mary’s Invitational played today at the Bayonet and Blackhorse Golf Courses.

September 22, 2013
Men’s Golf Returns To Action Monday In Saint Mary’s Invitational
After a week off from tournament play the Santa Clara men’s golf team returns to action close to home in the 19-team Saint Mary’s Invitational to be played at Bayonet and Blackhorse Golf Courses in Seaside, Calif., starting on Monday.

September 10, 2013
Men’s Golf Ties for Sixth Behind Miller’s First Top-10 Finish
PULLMAN, Wash. – A career-best finish from sophomore Drew Miller helped the Santa Clara men’s golf team claim a sixth-place tie at the Washington State Itani Quality Homes Collegiate on Tuesday at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club.

September 9, 2013
Men’s Golf Opens Season Monday
The Santa Clara men’s golf team tees up its 2013 season on September 9 when the squad travels to Pullman, Wash., to compete in the Washington State Itani Quality Homes Collegiate at the 7,308-yard Palouse Ridge Golf Club.

September 9, 2013
Miller Leads Men’s Golf to Fifth Place After First Day of Play
PULLMAN, Wash. – Sophomore Drew Miller fired a second round 4-under-par 66 to lift the Santa Clara men’s golf team into fifth place after the first day of play in the Washington State Itani Quality Homes Collegiate at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club on Monday.