The University of Utah golf team, which has never finished higher than 12th place in Pac-12 men’s golf championships in its seven years in the league, heads into the final round of the 2019 tournament at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Oregon, in a tie for sixth place.
Ute senior Kyler Dunkle fired a 2-under-par 69 Tuesday after a 7-under-par 64 the day before and stands in second place at 203, one shot behind Collin Morikawa of Cal, who shot a 64 Tuesday.Comment on this story
Dunkle, a native of Colorado, has won three individual events this season, the most by any player in the history of the program, and last summer finished second in the Utah State Amateur, losing to Preston Summerhays in the finals.
The Utes had gone into Tuesday’s third round in fifth place and dropped one spot after a third-round 363 total and are tied with Arizona State, the No. 2-ranked team in the country, at 1079.
Other Ute scores are Tristan Mandur at 213, Alex Einarsson at 221, Blake Tomlinson and Mitchell Schow at 222 and Jordan Costello at 228.
Cal has the team lead at 15-under-par 1050, followed by UCLA, Stanford, USC and Oregon.