Stanford’s Wu places second at The Prestige men’s golf event | News

Stanford senior Brandon Wu matched his career best finish by placing second on Wednesday at The Prestige Presented by Charles Schwab at the Greg Norman Course at PGA West.

He carded three back nine birdies in cool, pressure-packed conditions and closed with an even-par 71, but came up one short to Victor Hovland of Oklahoma State, who closed with a 66. Wu completed the 54-hole tournament with a score of 7-under 206 to collect the fifth runner-up showing of his Stanford career.

Hovland is the second-rated college player in the country and No. 4 in Official World Golf Ranking. Wu is No. 48 on the collegiate circuit and No. 36 in the World Golf Ranking.

Stanford shared sixth in the 16-team event with a total of 24-over 876, combining for a strong last day total of 7-over 291. The Cardinal B squad claimed 13th at 40-over 892, shooting 308 on Wednesday.

LSU won the overall crown with a 14-under total of 838, six shots clear of Oklahoma State.

David Snyder (74) also snagged a top-20 for Stanford, finishing at 5-over 215. Isaiah Salinda (75) tied for 24th at 6-overe 219, while Henry Shimp fired the team’s best final round with a 69 and tied for 33rd at 8-over 221.

Freddie Lee (79) tied for 47th at 11-over 224, followed by Nate Menon (77), who tied for 55th at 13-over 226. Christopher Meyers (78) and Daulet Tuleubayev (76) tied for 71st at 19-over 232, while Dakota McNealy (80) tied for 73rd at 20-over 233 and Ethan Ng (84) placed 78th at 26-over 239.

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