Oregon Ducks’ golf team uses strong final round for third-place finish at Pac-12 championship

The Oregon Ducks men’s golf team shot the low round of the day in the third round of the Pac-12 championship on Wednesday at Aldarra Golf Club. They moved up a single spot in the standings and finished in 3rd place at the tournament.

A total of three Ducks finished inside the top-10 on the individual leaderboard, with Yuki Moriyama taking 3rd overall with a 1-under final round of 70, putting him at 6-under for the tournament.

Owen Avrit and Nate Stember finished in a tie for 10th.

As a team, the Ducks shot a low-round 2-under 354 on Wednesday that helped them jump up a spot on the team leaderboard. No. 8 Washington won the title at 2-over 1,422. No. 17 Stanford was second at plus-5, followed by No. 4 Arizona State at plus-10. The Ducks were two strokes back of the Sun Devils, with California (plus-26) and UCLA (plus-34) rounding out the top half of the field.

“Awesome for Yuki,” said head coach Casey Martin. “He had been struggling a bit early in the year but has worked his tail off to get back on track.”

Greyson Leach led Oregon with a 3-under 68 on Wednesday. The freshman had four birdies in the final round and tied for 28th at 8-over 292.

“The guys played great today and shot the low round of the day. I was really pleased with how they competed.”


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